Ned Feehally has flashed Nalle Hukkataival's Trust Issues at the Realm area in Rocklands. This makes Ned the 4th person to have flashed a boulder problem at the grade of Font 8B+ after Daniel Woods (Entlinge), Adam Ondra (Gecko Assis and Jade) and Jimmy Webb (The Globalist). The line is a slightly overhanging face, on beautiful orange and black sandstone typical of Rocklands. By all accounts, Ned climbed the problem with his trusted heel hooks, a technique in which he is well versed.
That was very impressive to watch! @nedfee FLASHING "Trust Issues" 8B+ at the Realm today! That fella knows how to use this heels and how to lock down to his hips. Props to @nalle_hukkataival for putting that one up. One of the best ones in Rocklands I think. #itsjustaheelhook #nedsquote
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Nalle climbed the first ascent of the problem earlier this month, after finding the line in May. Ned arrived in Rocklands a couple of weeks ago, for a three week trip and has been to many of the new areas that have been developed. He also managed to tick Amandla (8B+), a hole in his CV from a previous trip.
Swooped it up!! Stuck the first ascent of Trust Issues (V14) at the Realm yesterday! Feels amazing to check this one off of the top of my list since finding it back in May! Thanks for the photo @kevintakashismith #liveclimbrepeat @blackdiamond @lasportivagram
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We'll track Ned down for an interview very shortly...
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