Nalle Hukkataival


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Nalle Hukkataival is one of the world's top boulderers. He has made numerous ascents of climbs in the Font 8C-8C+ and in 2016 he became the first person to climb the grade of Font 9A with the first ascent of Burden of Dreams.

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Fri Night Vid Nalle Hukkataival in Tuzgle, Argentina

This week's Friday Night Video follows Nalle Hukkataival to the Argentinian bouldering mecca of Tuzgle. The area was first developed by a group of French and Swiss climbers in 2008. It is on a 14,00ft high altiplano at the base of a volcano and...

Video Bouldering in Las Vegas and Argentina with Nalle Hukkataival

This short film delves into the mindset of Nalle Hukkataival as he attempts to repeat one of America's hardest problems, Sleepwalker (8C+), and balancing that with his true motivation of climbing first ascents. He explains that for...

Fri Night Vid The Franchard Cuisiniere Black Circuit with Nalle Hukkataival

This week's Friday Night Video takes us around the notoriously difficult black circuit at Franchard Cuisiniere, Fontainebleau. Nalle Hukkataival sets himself the challenge of climbing the circuit in one push, a stern...

News Third Ascent of Sleepwalker 8C+ by Nalle Hukkataival

Nalle Hukkataival has made the 3rd ascent of Sleepwalker, a Font 8C+ first climbed by Jimmy Webb in...

News 2nd Ascent of Sleepwalker 8C+ for Daniel Woods

Daniel Woods has made the 2nd ascent of Sleepwalker, a Font 8C+ first climbed with Jimmy Webb in December 2018. The...

News The Singularity finally repeated by Nalle Hukkataival

Nalle Hukkataival has made the first repeat of Tim Clifford's Singularity, Font 8B+, at Squamish, BC, Canada.

Video Nalle Hukkataival: The Finnish Line, Font 8C / +, Rocklands, South Africa

27 June 2017, Nalle Hukkataival made the first ascent of The Finnish Line, ~8C/+, in the...

News The Finnish line at the Coop, Font 8C, by Nalle Hukkataival

Interview Nalle Hukkataival, the nature of climbing 9A

News Nalle Hukkataival puts up Burden of Dreams - Font 9A

News Monkey wedding, Font 8C by Nalle Hukkataival

News Kintsugi, ~8C, by Nalle Hukkataival

News First ascent of Bügeleisen sit by Nalle Hukkataival

Video Nalle Hukkataival repeats Gioia

Video Nalle Hukkataival in the Grampians

Video Nalle Hukkataival vs La Force Tranquille, Font 8C

News Who owns a sport route? Nalle vs. Chris Sharma

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Black Diamond Method S

Designed primarily for top-end bouldering, the soft and supple Method S manages the very difficult balancing act of being both technical and comfortable, says Rob Greenwood. Could this in fact be BD's best shoe yet?

OTS 2023 - Climbing Gear

At OTS 2023 in Liverpool we got a chance to check out some of the new climbing gear due to hit the shelves next year: a range of bouldering pads from Black Diamond; interesting harnesses from the likes of Mammut, Ocun and Wild Country; and DMM's latest...

OTS 2023 - Our Best of the Show

This year's Outdoor Trade Show has just wrapped up. Staged in a tropical Liverpool, the show brought practically all the brands with a UK presence under one roof. While a lot of the gear on display looked good, as always there were a few pieces in...

Heavyweight Belay Jackets from Mountain Equipment and BD

Stand around in cold conditions and you'll soon conclude that most synthetic insulated jackets...

New Storm 500-R and Spot 400-R - best burn time in their class?

The Spot and the Storm have been around for years. Robust and pretty powerful for their size,...

UKC / UKH Gear of the Year 2022

Our hard working review team get through a mountain of kit every year. Amongst it all some items stand out from the crowd, and...

Windproofs and ultralight softshells

When you want some protection from the elements, but a full shell would be overkill, a thin windproof is the obvious...

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Step By Step: The Nordkette Traverse with Black Diamond Employee Remco Grass

After 33 kilometers, 19 peaks and 3,800 vertical meters, Remco reaches the valley floor. As he steps onto the bus he looks back at the ridgeline and smiles. Step by step Remco made the mountains his own. Step by step, that is his approach to li...

La Sportiva launches UK recycling programme

A new recycling programme has been launched in the UK by La Sportiva, aiming to provide an easy way for people to recycle footwear and clothing when it reaches the end of its life.

New Gear Autumn / Winter 2021

In our final roundup of new gear for Autumn/Winter 2021, we take a look at an eclectic mix of headtorches, footwear, packs, and sleeping mats:

New Climbing Gear Autumn / Winter 2021

For the past couple of months, we've been finding out about all the shiny new gear that's hitting the shops...

New Climbing Gear Spring / Summer '21

Next up in our Spotlight gear round-ups is climbing gear. We've chatted with brands about the...

New Footwear Spring / Summer '21

In the absence of any trade show this year, we've created our own. Normally, shows tend to focus on products...

Black Diamond Raven Ice Axe Range

Our modern take on Chouinard's original curved-pick mountain axe, the Black Diamond Raven Ice Axe is a classic...

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