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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Nalle Hukkataival on Duel 8A  © Neil Hart

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 challenge considering no one h...

Third Ascent of Sleepwalker 8C+ by Nalle Hukkataival.  © Nalle Hukkataival
Third Ascent of Sleepwalker 8C+ by Nalle Hukkataival.  © Nalle Hukkataival

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 December 2018. The problem is in Black Velvet Canyon just outside of Las Vegas and is quite possibly the hardest boulder problem in the US....

Daniel Woods Sleepwalker 8C+  © mellow
Daniel Woods Sleepwalker 8C+  © mellow

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 problem is in Black Velvet Canyon just outside of Las Vegas and is quite possibly the hardest boulder problem in the US. Woods...

Nalle Hukkataival on Singularity, ~8B+, Squamish, BC, Canada  © West Mountain Media
Nalle Hukkataival on Singularity, ~8B+, Squamish, BC, Canada  © West Mountain Media

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.

Nalle Hukkataival on The Finnish line, ~8C/+, Rocklands, SA  ©  Kevin Takashi Smith
Nalle Hukkataival on The Finnish line, ~8C/+, Rocklands, SA  ©  Kevin Takashi Smith

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...

Nalle Hukkataival on The Finnish line at the Coop, ~8C?, Rocklands, SA  © Kevin Takashi Smith
Nalle Hukkataival on The Finnish line at the Coop, ~8C?, Rocklands, SA  © Kevin Takashi Smith

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

Nalle Hukkataival has made the first ascent of The Finnish line at the Coop in Rocklands, South Africa....

Nalle Hukkataival on Burden of dreams, 9A  © Hukkataival coll.
Nalle Hukkataival on Burden of dreams, 9A  © Hukkataival coll.

Interview Nalle Hukkataival, the nature of climbing 9A

Exclusive interview with Nalle Hukkataival: The nature of climbing 9A

Nalle Hukkataival on Burden of dreams, 9A  © Hukkataival coll.
Nalle Hukkataival on Burden of dreams, 9A  © Hukkataival coll.

News Nalle Hukkataival talks 9A

Nalle Hukkataival on Burden of dreams, 9A  © Hukkataival coll.
Nalle Hukkataival on Burden of dreams, 9A  © Hukkataival coll.

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

Nalle Hukkataival on Monkey wedding, ~8C, Rocklands, SA  © Dave Graham
Nalle Hukkataival on Monkey wedding, ~8C, Rocklands, SA  © Dave Graham

News Monkey wedding, Font 8C by Nalle Hukkataival

Nalle Hukkataival on Kintsugi, ~8C, Red Rocks, Nevada  © Cameron Maier/Bearcam media
Nalle Hukkataival on Kintsugi, ~8C, Red Rocks, Nevada  © Cameron Maier/Bearcam media

News Kintsugi, ~8C, by Nalle Hukkataival

Nalle Hukkataival on Bügeleisen sds, ~8C?, Maltatal  © David Schickengruber & Stefan Kochel
Nalle Hukkataival on Bügeleisen sds, ~8C?, Maltatal  © David Schickengruber & Stefan Kochel

News First ascent of Bügeleisen sit by Nalle Hukkataival

Nalle Hukkataival on Gioia, ~8C+, Varazze, Italy  © Scott Noy
Nalle Hukkataival on Gioia, ~8C+, Varazze, Italy  © Scott Noy

Video Nalle Hukkataival repeats Gioia

Nalle Hukkataival bouldering in the Grampians  © Cameron Maier/Bearcam media
Nalle Hukkataival bouldering in the Grampians  © Cameron Maier/Bearcam media

Video Nalle Hukkataival in the Grampians

Nalle Hukkataival repeating La Force Tranquille, ~8C, Magic Wood, Switzerland  © Nalle Hukkataival (video still)
Nalle Hukkataival repeating La Force Tranquille, ~8C, Magic Wood, Switzerland  © Nalle Hukkataival (video still)

Video Nalle Hukkataival vs La Force Tranquille, Font 8C

Muhammad Ali  © Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali  © Muhammad Ali

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


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Sport Climbing Harness review  © UKC Gear

Lightweight Sport Climbing Harnesses

For a dedicated sport climbing harness you will want something light, comfortable and fairly simple. In this group test the UKC team go through some of the best lightweight sport harnesses on offer.

Trango portrait  © Toby Archer
Trango portrait  © Toby Archer

La Sportiva Trango Tower Extreme GTX

With a lightweight upper and an excellent balance of support and nimble-footedness, the Trango Tower Extreme GTX are superb technical mountain boots, says Toby Archer. So it's a shame the soles seem to wear so quickly.

Women's down jackets thumbnail  © UKC Gear
Women's down jackets thumbnail  © UKC Gear

Women's Midweight Down Jackets

Ten women's down jackets from leading brands go head-to-head in this comprehensive group test. What does 'midweight' even mean? And by that definition, which models stand out? All will be revealed...

BD Momentum in action 1  © Rob Greenwood
BD Momentum in action 1  © Rob Greenwood

Black Diamond Momentum & Aspect Rock Shoes

Black Diamond's new range of rock shoes covers a spectrum of users from beginner to advanced. Here we look at the...

Double thumbs up for the Skwamas...and knee bar rests...  © UKC Gear
Double thumbs up for the Skwamas...and knee bar rests...  © UKC Gear

La Sportiva Women's Otaki & Skwama

In 2018 La Sportiva greatly increased their range of women's climbing shoes. From this extended range, the Skwama and Otaki...

mountain boots group test  © UKC Gear
mountain boots group test  © UKC Gear

All Round B1-B2 Mountain Boots

Mountaineering involves all sorts of terrain, so a general mountain boot has to be an all-rounder. We look at eight models that...

ISPO 2019 top 10 montage  © Nick Brown
ISPO 2019 top 10 montage  © Nick Brown

ISPO 2019 - Best in Show

The annual ISPO outdoor trade show has just wrapped up for 2019. Among the many new products shown to us by attending brands, a number...


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Big C4  © Black Diamond

Introducing the new Camalot C4

Climbing protection has been a hallmark of BD innovation since the days of the original Hexentric® chocks that helped spawn the clean climbing revolution in the early '70s. Since then, Black Diamond has been working extensively on broadening the s...

Twisty Rope Not Sweet  © Andy Earl
Twisty Rope Not Sweet  © Andy Earl

QC LAB: Twisty Ropes - the How, Why and Risks

The dreaded twisty rope is the bane of every climber's existence. Not only is it super annoying to have a rope kinked to all hell while trying to … well, do anything, from tying in, to seconding a pitch, but the more inquisitive among...

La Sportiva Bushido II

The Bushido II is a super light, extra grippy and aggressive shoe designed to ensure perfect stability and support on all types of off-road terrain from canal foot paths to the trail of the Lake District.

Honnold Spatula  © Black Diamond
Honnold Spatula  © Black Diamond

Introducing the Latest Addition to the Alex Honnold Signature Series

"The process is never easy," explains BD Athlete Alex Honnold. "And sharing your vision...

BD Athletes Hazel Findlay and Babsi Zangerl testing out the new range  © Black Diamond
BD Athletes Hazel Findlay and Babsi Zangerl testing out the new range  © Black Diamond

Black Diamond Introduces New/Improved Women's Clothing Range

Clothing that carries you from crag to coffee shop, wall to weekend leisure, that was the...

ispo 2019 Footwear and Packs  © UKC
ispo 2019 Footwear and Packs  © UKC

ISPO 2019 - New Footwear and Packs

The annual ISPO trade show, which brings the world's outdoor industry together under one roof (or a series of gigantic...

ISPO 2019 Clothing  © UKC
ISPO 2019 Clothing  © UKC

ISPO 2019 - New Clothing Roundup

The annual ISPO trade show, which brings the world's outdoor industry together under one roof (or a series of gigantic...