Mina Leslie-Wujastyk


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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Born in 1987, Mina has been climbing since she was 8 years old. She gained fame with some hard bouldering ascents and on the competition scene, but lately has been cutting her teeth as a top level sport climber.

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Mina pulling through the steepest section of Raining Bats and Dogs 8c.  © John Thornton

News Raining Bats and Dogs 8c by Mina Leslie-Wujastyk

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk has continued her current run of good form by ticking Neil Mawson's link-up Raining Bats and Dogs 8c at Malham Cove. The line joins Bat Route 8c into Rainshadow 9a.

Interview Mina Leslie-Wujastyk - The Journey so Far

Marc Langley interviews Mina Leslie-Wujastyk about dedication, overcoming a head injury and shifts in focus...

Mina after Nordic Flower 8c.  © Ethan Walker
Mina after Nordic Flower 8c.  © Ethan Walker

News Nordic Plumber 8c by Mina Leslie-Wujastyk

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk has redpointed Nordic Plumber 8c at the Hanshelleren Cave, Flatanger in Norway. This is Mina's third route of the grade.

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk TEDx  © TEDx
Mina Leslie-Wujastyk TEDx  © TEDx

Fri Night Vid Mina Leslie-Wujastyk TEDx Talk

This week's Friday Night Video is a TEDx talk featuring none other than Mina Leslie-Wujastyk. Using climbing as her...

The helicopter arrived at the Cove to transport Mina to the village  © Penny Orr
The helicopter arrived at the Cove to transport Mina to the village  © Penny Orr

News Mina Leslie-Wujastyk - Harnesses, Helmets & Head Injury at Malham

Last weekend, top sport climber and boulderer Mina Leslie-Wujastyk was involved in an...

Mina on The Pursuit of Happiness  © Jimmy Webb
Mina on The Pursuit of Happiness  © Jimmy Webb

News Hard boulders in South Africa for Mina Leslie-Wujastyk

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk has climbed her first 8B boulder problem - The Pursuit of Happiness" - on the Cape...

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk on Punks in the Gym 8b+  © Ross Taylor/Vertical Life
Mina Leslie-Wujastyk on Punks in the Gym 8b+  © Ross Taylor/Vertical Life

News Punks in the Gym 8b+ for Mina Leslie-Wujastyk

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk has ticked the world-famous Punks in the Gym 8b+/32 at Arapiles, Australia. First climbed by...

Arc'teryx Alpine Academy 2016  © Piotr Drozdz
Arc'teryx Alpine Academy 2016  © Piotr Drozdz

News Arc'teryx Alpine Academy 2016: Report

Fri Night Vid - Mina and Katy  © BMC
Fri Night Vid - Mina and Katy  © BMC

Fri Night Vid Wujastyk and Whittaker in Waterval Boven, South Africa

Mina working Bat Route 8c  © Jordan Manley/Arc'teryx www.jordanmanley.com
Mina working Bat Route 8c  © Jordan Manley/Arc'teryx www.jordanmanley.com

News Bat Route 8c for Mina Leslie-Wujastyk

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk on Austrian Oak 8b  © Penelope Orr
Mina Leslie-Wujastyk on Austrian Oak 8b  © Penelope Orr

News Austrian Oak 8b for Mina Leslie-Wujastyk

Mina climbing her first 8c - Mecca Extension  © Jon Clark
Mina climbing her first 8c - Mecca Extension  © Jon Clark

News Mecca Extension 8c for Mina-Leslie Wujastyk

Dave Mason on El Corazon, 8B  © Jeremy Huckins
Dave Mason on El Corazon, 8B  © Jeremy Huckins

News Mina Leslie-Wujastyk & Dave Mason Climb Hard in South Africa

Mina using a classic Hueco kneebar on The Egg, V8  © Mina Leslie-Wujastyk
Mina using a classic Hueco kneebar on The Egg, V8  © Mina Leslie-Wujastyk

News Mina Leslie-Wujastyk 2nd in Hueco Rock Rodeo

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk on Barefoot on sacred ground, 8A+, Hueco Tanks  © Mina Leslie-Wujastyk coll.
Mina Leslie-Wujastyk on Barefoot on sacred ground, 8A+, Hueco Tanks  © Mina Leslie-Wujastyk coll.

News Barefoot on sacred ground, 8A+, by MIna Leslie-Wujastyk

Mina climbing the steep and powerful Le Chninkel, 8A, Hueco Tanks  © Max Moore
Mina climbing the steep and powerful Le Chninkel, 8A, Hueco Tanks  © Max Moore

News Mina Leslie-Wujastyk - 8A in Hueco Tanks and More

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk on Weichel, 7C+  © Dave Mason
Mina Leslie-Wujastyk on Weichel, 7C+  © Dave Mason

News Multiple Rocklands 8As for Mina Leslie-Wujastyk

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk below Careless Torque (8A) at Stanage  © Nick Brown / Outcrop Films (Screen shot from video)
Mina Leslie-Wujastyk below Careless Torque (8A) at Stanage  © Nick Brown / Outcrop Films (Screen shot from video)

Video Mina Climbs Careless Torque - 8A

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk - New Joe's  © David Mason (Screen shot from film)
Mina Leslie-Wujastyk - New Joe's  © David Mason (Screen shot from film)

Video Series Bouldering with Mina Leslie-Wujastyk 4

Ned Feehally in the qualifiers  © Screen shot from video
Ned Feehally in the qualifiers  © Screen shot from video

News GB Bouldering Selection - Mina and Ned Win

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk - Joe's Valley: Right Fork Classics  © David Mason (Screen shot from film)
Mina Leslie-Wujastyk - Joe's Valley: Right Fork Classics  © David Mason (Screen shot from film)

Video Series Bouldering with Mina Leslie-Wujastyk 3

Mina - Bouldering Series 2  © David Mason (Screen shot from film)
Mina - Bouldering Series 2  © David Mason (Screen shot from film)

Video Series Bouldering with Mina Leslie-Wujastyk 2

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk on Gentleman's Project (8A), Joe's Valley, USA.  © David Mason
Mina Leslie-Wujastyk on Gentleman's Project (8A), Joe's Valley, USA.  © David Mason

Video Another 8A for Mina but no Mandala

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk climbs Tetris  © Mina Leslie-Wujastyk
Mina Leslie-Wujastyk climbs Tetris  © Mina Leslie-Wujastyk

Video Mina Leslie-Wujastyk climbs Tetris, hard 8A+

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk  © Mina Leslie-Wujastyk
Mina Leslie-Wujastyk  © Mina Leslie-Wujastyk

Fri Night Vid Mina Leslie-Wujastyk Bouldering in USA

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk climbing PreperationH, Hepburn (Font 8A)  © Jonathan Bean
Mina Leslie-Wujastyk climbing PreperationH, Hepburn (Font 8A)  © Jonathan Bean

News Mina Leslie-Wujastyk - Font 8A at Hepburn

Micky Page - Rocklands  © Nick Brown - Outcrop Films
Micky Page - Rocklands  © Nick Brown - Outcrop Films

Free Full Length Bouldering Vid - Brits in Rocklands

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk on Fake Pamplemousse, 8A, in Brione  © Mina Leslie-Wujastyk Collection
Mina Leslie-Wujastyk on Fake Pamplemousse, 8A, in Brione  © Mina Leslie-Wujastyk Collection

Features An Interview with Mina Leslie-Wujastyk

A busy Jerry's Roof boulder, Llanberis Pass  © Jack Geldard - Editor - UKC
A busy Jerry's Roof boulder, Llanberis Pass  © Jack Geldard - Editor - UKC

News Mina Leslie-Wujastyk Climbs Jerry's Roof (V9) - Llanberis Pass

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk climbing Noir Desir (Font 7C) 320  © Andy Jennings
Mina Leslie-Wujastyk climbing Noir Desir (Font 7C) 320  © Andy Jennings

Video/interview The Powerful Mina Leslie-Wujastyk

Leah Crane  © Leah Crane
Leah Crane  © Leah Crane

Features End of Year: Female Achievements 2008


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Sport Climbing Harness review  © UKC Gear

Lightweight Sport Climbing Harnesses

For a dedicated sport climbing harness you will want something light, comfortable and fairly simple. In this group test the UKC team go through some of the best lightweight sport harnesses on offer.

Women's down jackets thumbnail  © UKC Gear
Women's down jackets thumbnail  © UKC Gear

Women's Midweight Down Jackets

Ten women's down jackets from leading brands go head-to-head in this comprehensive group test. What does 'midweight' even mean? And by that definition, which models stand out? All will be revealed...

Lightweight down jackets montage  © UKC Gear
Lightweight down jackets montage  © UKC Gear

Lightweight Down Jackets

Whether you're climbing, camping or walking - or even just out in town - a light and packable down jacket is a versatile layer year-round. We compare 10 options.

Women's all-round harnesses group test  © UKC Gear
Women's all-round harnesses group test  © UKC Gear

Women's All-Round Harnesses

Many climbers are all-rounders, so there's a need for harnesses that can do a bit of everything too. We look at nine...

Entries within the Performance Rock Shoe Group Test  © UKC Gear
Entries within the Performance Rock Shoe Group Test  © UKC Gear

Performance Rock Shoes

'Performance' is a huge category, so with UK sport climbing in mind we've narrowed the focus of this review to down-turned, supportive...

Half ropes montage  © UKC Gear
Half ropes montage  © UKC Gear

Half Ropes for UK Trad

Over the last few months the UKC Test Team have been putting six pairs of half ropes through their paces. Though they're all good, we...

The Quantum VCS in action on Black Rhino  © Rob Greenwood
The Quantum VCS in action on Black Rhino  © Rob Greenwood

Five Ten Quantum VCS

This stiff down-turned velcro shoe gives a lot of power in the toe and heel whilst maintaining good levels of support. It is surprisingly...


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BetaStick Evo 1  © Beta Climbing Designs

Betastick Evo, Chalk and Tape

The BetaStick Evo helps you clip those out of reach bolts, the chalk helps you hold on to the rock and the tape keeps you holding on for longer!

Guide Tennie action 2  © Five Ten
Guide Tennie action 2  © Five Ten

Five Ten Guide Tennies

The new Guide Tennie offers a refined classic fit and the unparalleled sticky rubber, it blends comfort and climbability to every approach.

SNAP Guts  © SNAP
SNAP Guts  © SNAP

SNAP Guts Crash Pad

Thanks to its intelligent Air Technology this 'smooth but tough' crash-pad is perfectly adapted to both short and high falls. It offers improved security and resilience, as it combines more resistant materials with greater comfort on landing. It can be folded in...

The Sticklebarn hayloft set up for a talk  © Jenny Jones Photography
The Sticklebarn hayloft set up for a talk  © Jenny Jones Photography

Raven's Pit, Sticklebarn - Langdale on Friday 3rd May

The National Trust's Sticklebarn pub in the Langdale Valley will be hosting a night of film, ale and...

Friendly Foot thumbnail  © Friendly Foot
Friendly Foot thumbnail  © Friendly Foot

Friendly Foot Shoe Spray Disinfectant and Deodoriser

Finally a shoe deodorizer spray that is friendly to your feet , skin and the environment, yet still...

Asym - Men's   © Five Ten
Asym - Men's   © Five Ten

Five Ten Asym VCS (Men's and Women's)

For beginners seeking performance and advanced climbers looking for comfort, these shoes offer versatility for sport...

Arc'teryx Lakeland Revival and Big Mountain Weekend Return

Want to learn or advance your outdoor and mountain skills or try something completely new?