Andy Gullsten has now spent three weeks or so in the Averstal/Magic wood. The weather hasn't exactly been on the 18-year-young Finn's side, but it seems it's got at least slightly better. Yesterday he did Steppenwolf, for his second 8B of the trip. The first was One summer in paradise, which is an extension to Pura vida, traversing more or less the whole block from left to right, before getting to the spicy finishing crux.
Last week, Sakari McGregor reported Andy was getting really close on Die unendliche Geschichte, 8B+, so if the weather holds...
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