Hazel Findlay Climbs 8c with Fish Eye Newsflash

© Jack Geldard

Hazel Findlay  © Jack Geldard
Hazel Findlay
© Jack Geldard, Apr 2012
Hazel Findlay has become the first British woman to climb 8c with an ascent of Fish Eye at Oliana, Spain.

Hazel commented on her facebook page:

"Yey! I did Fish Eye, 8c! It felt so hard a week ago and today it felt very easy. The fun of red pointing!"

Fish Eye is a long endurance limestone sport route on the central section of the huge, steep barrel of limestone that is Oliana. Oliana is packed full of desperate routes including La Dura Dura (9b+) - one of the hardest routes in the world.

Well done Hazel!

More info to come on UKC soon...

Hazel Findlay is sponsored by: Black Diamond, La Sportiva, Sterling Rope, The North Face and Mule Bar

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Hazel Findlay has been climbing for 25 of her 31 years, and started out trad climbing on the limestone sea cliffs of Pembrokeshire. She dabbled in competition climbing - she was the British junior champion six...

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6 Apr, 2014
Well done Hazel :-)
6 Apr, 2014
6 Apr, 2014
Must be. Climbing was never meant to be fun, was it?
6 Apr, 2014
Nice one Hazel, bloody impressive.
6 Apr, 2014
I guess this officially makes her Britain's best female climber?
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