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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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One Person Tents and Hooped Bivvys

From minimalist backpacking and mountaineering, to quick overnights in the hills closer to home, solo shelters save a lot of weight and bulk in your pack. With an emphasis on versatile three-season models, we look at a range of options for budg...

Black Diamond Sprint 225 and Flare headtorches

Sometimes you just want a simple and lightweight headtorch, not a bulky powerhouse. Dan Bailey reviews two new compact models from Black Diamond: the Sprint 225, a good little all rounder; and the Flare, BD's latest mini emergency light. 

Black Diamond Prime Approach Shoe

It may look nice, but the Prime is undermined for typical UK use by its soft midsole and flat outsole. "Whilst the term approach was originally used in reference to approaching mountain crags, it could be argued that the Prime was designed more with...

Mountain packs around 40 litres

For year-round climbing, mountaineering, hillwalking and even overnight backpacking, packs around the 40 litre mark are...

Black Diamond Fuel Approach Shoe

It's light and cool for summer, but though the Fuel is Black Diamond's most capable approach shoe, it's not a great choice...

Black Diamond Punisher and Terminator gloves - spot the difference

For the winter season of 2020-21, Black Diamond brought out upgraded versions of their...

La Sportiva Ultra Raptor II Mid GTX

Is it a shoe, or a boot? Marrying a soft, supportive and shock-absorbing feel with a comparatively light weight, the Ultra...


Latest News from Nalle's Sponsors

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New Climbing Gear Spring/Summer '21

Next up in our Spotlight gear round-ups is climbing gear. We've chatted with brands about the latest hardware, ropes, harnesses, helmets and every other form of gear. Plus, everything is hitting the shops imminently......

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 hitting the market in 6 months to a year, but we've asked brands to talk about the new kit available now. In this first round up, we're showing off...

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 mountaineer's piolet that has been used on classic climbs the world over for decades.

Black Diamond Ice Series + Crack Gloves

Whether you're freezing your mitts off on a cold belay in a snowstorm, working your tan in Indian Creek,...

Black Diamond Camalot Z4s

Born from a heart-to-heart with our top trad-climbing BD Athletes Hazel Findlay, Carlo Traversi, Sam Elias, and Babsi...

Black Diamond Vision Helmet + Vision MIPS

The most durable foam helmet in the Black Diamond line-up, the Vision helmet features a fusion of EPP...

Black Diamond airNET Harness

Developed in collaboration with BD Athlete Adam Ondra, the airNET is a cutting-edge harness that features our...


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