Strong British Female Trad Climbers

Women in the UK who have trad climbed E7 or harder.

This list aims to be definitive in terms of the people included but does not attempt to enumerate every relevant ascent.

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33 entries on the list.

Climber Grade Climbs
1 Hazel Findlay E10 Magic Line
2 Emma Twyford E9 Rare Lichen, Once Upon a Time in the Southwest, The Big Issue, Mission Impossible, Olwen
3 Maddy Cope E9 Once Upon a Time in the Southwest, Prinzip Hoffnung, The Final Round
4 Katy Whittaker E9 Knockin' on Heaven's Door
5 Eve Lancashire E9 Rare Lichen
6 Lucy Mitchell E9 Divided Years
7 Anna Taylor E9 Psykovsky's Sequins
8 Ferdia Earle E8 The Certainty of Tides, The Rising Son, Femme Fatale
9 Lucy Creamer E8 Slab and Crack, Point Blank
10 Lucinda Whittaker E8 End of the Affair, Countdown to Disaster
11 Rachel Pearce E8 Nightmayer, Day of the Triffids
12 Karin Magog E8 Bleed in Hell
13 Shauna Coxsey E8 Renegade Master
14 Michaela Tracy E8 Point Blank
15 Harriet Ridley E8 The Quarryman
16 Daphne Kyriakaki E8 Point Blank
17 Katy Forrester E8 Dawes Rides a Shovelhead
18 Katie Keeley E7 Janus, Surreal Appeal, Gathering Sun, 10 O'Clock Saturday Morning, Top Loader, Eye of the Tiger
19 Naomi Buys E7 Overlooked, Gathering Sun, Birdsong
20 Airlie Anderson E7 The Master's Edge, Beginner's Mind
21 Glenda Huxter E7 The Bells! The Bells!, A Wreath of Deadly Nightshade
22 Mia Stacey E7 Janus, Pacific Ocean Wall Direct
23 Katherine Schirrmacher E7 Balance It Is
24 Cherry Bedford E7 Off the Mark
25 Mina Leslie-Wujastyk E7 Unfamiliar
26 Natalie Berry E7 Dalriada
27 Michelle O'Loughlin E7 Temple of Boom
28 Rebekah Drummond E7 Skye Wall
29 Tanya Meredith E7 Heart of Stone
30 Rhoslyn Frugtniet E7 Eye of the Tiger
31 Anna Gilyeat E7 Janus
32 Milena Muhlen E7 10 O'Clock Saturday Morning
33 Nicky Brierly E7 Eye of the Tiger