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Slovenia's Rok Klančnik repeating Bügeleisen, 8B+ in the Maltatal, Austria.
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Rok Klancnik repeats Bügeleisen in the Maltatal, Austria

10.04.2014 by Planetmountain

The video of Slovenian climber Rok Klancnik making the third ascent of Bügeleisen, the 8B+ boulder in Maltatal, Austria.

A few days' ago Slovenia's Rok Klančnik repeated Bügeleisen, the stunning 8B+ boulder problem in Austria's in Maltatal first climbed back in 2001 by Klem Loskot and repeated only last year by Finland's Nalle Hukkataival who described it as "... one of the BEST hard boulders in the world."

Klančnik shares the same opinion but feels it's even harder still - 8C according to the 28-year-old. What is certain is that the original challenge remains, namely the sit start which adds a touch of spice and difficulty. Klančnik stated he attempted this "Five minutes after sending Bugeleisen. But I was too happy to make a serious attempt." Nevertheless he managed to make the single moves. Which leads us to believe that this won't be the last time we hear from this beautiful problem...


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