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Hazel Findlay’s Recovery to Send Mind Control 5.14b

Hazel Findlay on Fish Eye 5.14b

A few years ago, top climber Hazel Findlay required an operation to fix her damaged shoulder.

This short film follows Findlay through her recovery and to the Spain where she works to send her hardest climb to date.

Findlay is known as one of the best British trad climbers and big wall free climbers.

She was the first British woman to climb a route graded E9 and the first to climb a route graded 5.14b.

She has free climbed El Capitán four times on four different routes and made many first female ascents.

In 2017, Findlay made the first ascent of Tainted Love 5.13dR in Squamish.