Mallorca is considered the hotspot for deep water soloing. But more and more athletes are looking for locations in their area. A recent discovery goes to the account of the Finn Nalle Hukkataival, who opened a new 8c route. Here is the video.

Floating sauna? Check! Spectacular moves high above Finland's largest lake? Check! This is deep water soloing the Finnish way.

“It couldn't be better than that for DWS climbing. Bomb-proof granite, fresh lake water, no Mediterranean temperatures and a swimming sauna under the overhang! "

Nalle Hukkataival

The professional climber Nalle Hukkataival is probably one of the world's most productive first climbers of highball bouldering. But because the boulders are getting bigger and bigger, he recently got them Crashpads exchanged for fresh water. In this film we see Nalle at the Deep Water Soloing First ascent of the route El Tippa Tapa (8c) in his home country, Finland.

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Credits: Cover picture Black Diamond