/ NEWS: Free Ascent of Salathé Wall by Hazel Findlay

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UKC News - on 04 Dec 2017
Hazel Findlay has made a free ascent of the classic 35 pitch Salathe Wall on El Capitan's Southwest Face, Yosemite Valley. Hazel worked the line for four days from above before completing the route in an eight day push with her partner Jonny Baker, who also came close to a free ascent. The pair even sat out a snow storm along the way.

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Ramon Marin - on 04 Dec 2017
In reply to UKC News:

Glad to see Hammy back on the horse and crushing
Brendan - on 04 Dec 2017
In reply to Ramon Marin:
> Glad to see Hammy back on the horse and crushing

Impressive multi-tasking too ;)
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Michael Gordon - on 04 Dec 2017
In reply to Brendan:

I was impressed how high she managed to jump at the end. Not sure I could manage that at any time, let alone after 8 days on a wall!
Olaf Prot - on 04 Dec 2017
In reply to UKC News:

blimey! she'll be doing summat on grit next...
Duma Brickhill on 06 Dec 2017
Anyone know if she linked the headwall pitches?

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