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Hukkataival repeats A simple knowing, 8C?

© Hukkataival coll.
Nalle Hukkataival on his own Livin' large, 8C, Rocklands  © Hukkataival coll.
Nalle Hukkataival on his own Livin' large, 8C, Rocklands
© Hukkataival coll.

On his first climbing day at Topside, South Africa, Nalle Hukkataival managed to repeat Paul Robinson's A simple knowing, which was given 8C.

Nalle comments on his blog:

I just made the first repeat of Paul Robinson's V15 (8C), A Simple Knowing, at Topside. I managed to climb it quickly in half an hour. It's a nice problem, but once again nowhere near the difficulty that I consider V15.

Nalle's was only the 2nd ascent, so I guess it remains to be seen whether this is an 8C or not.


Nalle Hukkataival is sponsored by: Black Diamond and La Sportiva


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14 Jul, 2012
Nice one Nalle. Just the man to comment on this new wave grading bollox too. Re the photo, has anyone repeated Livin' Large?
14 Jul, 2012
I dont think it's had a repeat yet. Ondra got pretty close but took a dodgy fall off the easier finishing section then ran out of time.
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