Nalle Hukkataival Sends First-Ever V17

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Nalle Hukkataival made the first as­cent of his “Lapp­nor project” in Fin­land on Oct. 23 and named it Bur­den of Dreams V17 ( 9A). Some of the world’s best climbers had at­tempted the short and burly prob­lem on ra­zor crimps. Af­ter his send, Hukkataival said, “Hav­ing achieved the first as­cent of Bur­den of Dreams marks a new level in my climb­ing. With a hand­ful of ex­ist­ing V16 boul­ders in the world, propos­ing V17 is the log­i­cal step.”

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