High Altitude Sport by Hirayama


Tuesday, 15 November

Yuji Hirayama (42), one of the true legends who has been on the frontier for more than 20 years exploring and pushing the standards in all discilplines, reports that he has established two new multi pitches high up at Kinabalu. Alangga, 3 piches 8b tops out at 4 025m and Palan Palan, 9 piches 6b. Previously he has put up three shorter routes in the area and there is one project so is going to return next spring. This winter he will set another five competitions back home in Japan.

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