Hazel Findlay


Quick Info

Nationality: GB
Hardest Boulder (Worked): 8A
Hardest Sport (Worked): 9a
Hardest Sport (Onsight): 8a+
Hardest Trad (Worked): E10
Hardest Trad (Onsight): E7
Hardest Trad (Flash): E7
Notable Partnerships
Angus Kille
Maddy Cope
Social Media

Hazel FIndlay is one of the UKs most accomplished female climbers. She was:

Hazel is one of the co-hosts on The Curious Climber Podcast.

Quick Info

Nationality: GB
Hardest Boulder (Worked): 8A
Hardest Sport (Worked): 9a
Hardest Sport (Onsight): 8a+
Hardest Trad (Worked): E10
Hardest Trad (Onsight): E7
Hardest Trad (Flash): E7
Notable Partnerships
Angus Kille
Maddy Cope
Social Media

Hazel FIndlay is one of the UKs most accomplished female climbers. She was:

Hazel is one of the co-hosts on The Curious Climber Podcast.


Podcasts


Pics + Vids

Mind Control (8c)
Added at 11:12 on 19 December 2020
Once Upon a Time in the Southwest (E9)
Added at 11:12 on 19 December 2020
Strawberries (E7)
Added at 08:01 on 14 January 2021
Donkey Kong (8a+)
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Added at 12:02 on 10 February 2021
Surreal Appeal (E7)
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Added at 08:07 on 09 July 2021
From a Distance (E7)
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Added at 06:08 on 30 August 2021
Roof of a Baby Buddha (7C+)
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Added at 20:09 on 17 September 2021
Heart of Stone (E7)
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Added at 22:07 on 25 July 2021
Impact Day (E8)
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Added at 21:09 on 19 September 2021
Muy Caliente! (E9)
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Added at 22:06 on 28 June 2021
Mind Control (8c)
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Added at 13:02 on 23 February 2022
Escalatamàsters (9a)
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Added at 16:03 on 10 March 2022
Escalatamàsters (9a)
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Added at 15:03 on 11 March 2022
Escalatamàsters (9a)
Added at 14:03 on 28 March 2022

Ascents

22 recorded ascents.

This timeline is missing some ascents where the date of the ascent is unknown. Use the other tabs to view these ascents.
Year Climb Grade FA Ascent Date
2011 San Simian E8 (Lead) 05 May 2011 (approx)
Once Upon a Time in the Southwest E9 (Lead) 01 Jul 2011 (approx)

First female ascent and first british woman to climb E9.

https://www.ukclimbing.com/news/2011/07/hazel_findlay_on_once_upon_e9-63019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pUUyI39FOf4

2012
2013 Les Ailes du Désir Extension 8a (Lead Onsight) 01 Jan 2013 (approx)

Hazel's first 8a onsight.

Kalea Borroka 8b+ (Lead) 01 Feb 2013 (approx)

https://ukbouldering.com/board/index.php/topic,10607.msg396892.html#msg396892

Chicama E9 (Lead) 01 Mar 2013 (approx)

https://www.ukclimbing.com/news/2013/03/hazel_findlay_on_chicama_e9_6c_-_more_info_and_photos-67949

2014 Fish Eye 8c (Lead) 06 Apr 2014

The first 8c by a british woman.

https://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/features/hazel_findlay_on_fish_eye_8c-6308

2015
2016
2017 Mind Control 8c (Lead) 04 Mar 2017 (approx)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lmWfSZ7xJbk

https://www.instagram.com/p/CaUdKbWrlv3/

The Phoenix E7 (Lead Flash) 01 Dec 2017 (approx)
Salathe Wall 8a+ (Lead) 01 Dec 2017 (approx)
2018
2019 Magic Line E10 (Lead) 26 Nov 2019

https://www.ukclimbing.com/news/2019/11/magic_line_-_8c+_trad_by_hazel_findlay-72142

https://www.hazel-findlay.com/blog/reflecting-on-magic-line

2020 Mission Impossible E9 (Lead) 22 Sep 2020
Donkey Kong 8a+ (Lead Onsight) 22 Nov 2020

https://www.instagram.com/p/CH3E9SynMqo/

2021 Muy Caliente! E9 (Lead) 27 Jun 2021

I just feel like if I didn't try it I would regret it...If you fall and break your ankles you obviously regret that as well!

https://www.instagram.com/p/CQqtuhbrgmV/

https://www.ukclimbing.com/news/2021/06/muy_caliente_e9_6c_by_hazel_findlay-72810

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6BRrUSCBDwo

Surreal Appeal E7 (Lead Flash) 08 Jul 2021

https://www.instagram.com/p/CRGYGnbr-hg/

Heart of Stone E7 (Lead Flash) 24 Jul 2021

https://www.instagram.com/p/CRtWZ3jrRQI/

Fourteen Years Later Low 8A (Boulder) 25 Jul 2021

https://www.ukclimbing.com/logbook/crags/pigeons_cave-2544/fourteen_years_later_low-498271

From a Distance E7 (Lead Onsight) 29 Aug 2021 (approx)

https://www.instagram.com/p/CTJp5xtL5I_/

Impact Day E8 (Lead) 14 Sep 2021 (approx)

https://www.instagram.com/p/CTzyO1grBZK/

Roof of a Baby Buddha 7C+ (Boulder) 17 Sep 2021

https://www.instagram.com/p/CT7ZMlOt-u6/

2022 Escalatamàsters 9a (Lead) 09 Mar 2022

References

[1] https://www.instagram.com/p/Ca7hG2srmU4/

[2] https://www.instagram.com/p/Ca9oCl4KOr2/

[3] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BdiIpdxWGwg

Climb Grade FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Escalatamàsters 9a (Lead) 09 Mar 2022

References

[1] https://www.instagram.com/p/Ca7hG2srmU4/

[2] https://www.instagram.com/p/Ca9oCl4KOr2/

[3] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BdiIpdxWGwg

Fish Eye 8c (Lead) 06 Apr 2014

The first 8c by a british woman.

https://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/features/hazel_findlay_on_fish_eye_8c-6308

Mind Control 8c (Lead) 04 Mar 2017 (approx)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lmWfSZ7xJbk

https://www.instagram.com/p/CaUdKbWrlv3/

Kalea Borroka 8b+ (Lead) 01 Feb 2013 (approx)

https://ukbouldering.com/board/index.php/topic,10607.msg396892.html#msg396892

Salathe Wall 8a+ (Lead) 01 Dec 2017 (approx)
Donkey Kong 8a+ (Lead Onsight) 22 Nov 2020 8a+

https://www.instagram.com/p/CH3E9SynMqo/

Les Ailes du Désir Extension 8a (Lead Onsight) 01 Jan 2013 (approx)

Hazel's first 8a onsight.

Climb Grade FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade