Big Island 8C and more for Toru Nakajima

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25 February 2013

On February 22nd in Fontainebleau Japanese wunder-climber Toru Nakajima climbed The Big Island 8C. So far on this trip he has also climbed: Partage 8A+, Fata Morgana 8A+, The Traphouse Short 8B (Flash), Sideways Daze 8B, Satan I Helvet 8B, Elephunk 8B, Gecko assis 8B+, and The Traphouse 8B+. Now it is snowing in Font and all the climbers are hoping things will dry out soon. Photo Toru on Big Island (c) Toru Nakajima.

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