Toupie Carnivore assis, ~8C, by Hukkataivalby Björn Pohl - UKC Mar/2014
This news story has been read 5,150 times
Nalle Hukkataival has made the second ascent of Guillaume Glairon Mondet's recently opened Toupie Carnivore assis, ~8C, at Rocher Saint-Germain, Fontainbleau.
Nalle repeated Gioia, ~8C+, just a few weeks ago and is obviously super strong right now (as always really).
We've had some warm days here in Font, but I managed to get the 2nd ascent of La Toupie Carnivore (8C) yesterday! Still took me a full session of jumping until everything clicked on the crazy crux dyno, but managed to do it in two days! Big props to Guillaume for opening such an incredible boulder! As for the grade, a stout Font 8B+ may be more accurate but even at that grade, it has one of the hardest dead-points in the world!
The GB Junior Climbing Team had a successful weekend in Imst, Austria where four members achieved top ten positions after... Read more
20 year-old Orrin Coley has climbed his second 8B by ticking Pete Robins' Ropes of Maui 8B at Dinas Mot. The problem has... Read more
Here is a video which tries to capture the Helsinki/Sisu Masters experience. I think it does a really good job! It features Jimmy... Read more
Six World class climbers set one problem each, work them for an hour or so, and then compete on them two days later - that's the... Read more