Beginning her trip in Squamish Chief, British Columbia, Hazel redpointed the direct version of Leaving for California (5.13b / E7 6c). Hazel describes this route as "a thin crack with very delicate moves to start, which then steepens and the crack widens enough for finger locks..."
Hazel also onsighted the famous 5.12+/13a (E6/7) undercling pitch of The Free Grand, one of the most celebrated routes at Squamish. Moving on to The Bugaboos, she onsighted the 5.12c/d (E6) crux pitch of Power of Lard.
Moving on to California and The Needles, Hazel sent the hard classic Pyromania (5.13a/b / E7) and onsighted all 10 pitches of the hard classic Romantic Warrior (5.12b / E6).
US climbers Brad Gobright and Jim Reynolds have shaved four minutes off the previous record for climbing The Nose on El Capitan... Read more
Our Friday Night Video this week follows Steve McClure as he attempts to climb the 'best three routes in Yorkshire'; Urgent... Read more
Cobra Crack in Squamish is infamous within knarly crack climbing circles. It's hosted a number of battles over the years, but... Read more
Nalle Hukkataival has made the first repeat of Tim Clifford's Singularity, ~8B+, at Squamish, BC, Canada. Tim put up the problem... Read more
Hazel Findlay has established an aesthetic new E8 6c/5.13d corner climb in Squamish, Canada, which she has named Tainted Love aka... Read more