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Nalle Hukkataival 8B flash at Hueco Tanks on Crown of Aragorn

19.12.2011 by Planetmountain

At Hueco Tanks (USA) Nalle Hukkataival from Finland flashed the boulder problem Crown of Aragorn (V13, 8B).

The news made headlines last week, but the ease with which Nalle Hukkataival has flashed an 8B boulder really is uncanny and worth underlining. Hukkataival flashed Crown of Aragorn, the problem established in 1995 by Fred Nicole at Hueco Tanks and already back in 2009 the Finn had laid excellent groundwork at Hueco by flashing numerous V12. Now though, as someone rightly pointed out after watching the video, Hukkataival's dominance of this difficulty is complete. Perhaps archieving an 8B+ flash, like Adam Ondra and Daniel Woods of late, isn't that far off...

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