Slovenian John Dunne

39 year-old Igor Kalan has sent the 40 meter long testpiece Bastillia, 8b+, at Osp (Misja Pec) Slovenia.This summer he also climbed Cerko, 8b, at Vipavska Bela. Igor is into multi-pitch routes as well, and, also this summer, he succeeded on the combinationMesecina – Vila Velebita, 7c+,350m, at Paklenica, Croatia. In Slovenia Igor has been a well known climber for a long time, sending his frist 8b+ back in 1993, Kaj ti je deklica. His most notable ascent to date is probably his first free ascent of the traditionally protected Vrazji Robert, 8b+, 270 m, which used to be technical A3! Because of his trad route-reputation he´s been given the nickname “Slovenian John Dunne”.