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This is the Best Climbing Film of the Week: Anna Hazelnutt on 5.13R Trad in the U.K.

She started to work it earlier this year and continued to project it before her send on the same day with a U.K. crack crusher

American Anna Hazelnutt recently redpointed Once Upon a Time in the Southwest E9 6c (5.13a/bR), a steep and crimpy slab at Dyers Lookout in the U.K. This was her first trad lead of anything harder than a 5.9, but she had climbed 5.14 sport routes and V8 problems.

The bottom half is a edgy slab with little rests. The crux is a step left at half height, and the remaining top steepens up. The holds get more positive but the previous 30 to 40 metres of the route takes a toll.

She sent the route on the same day that crack climbing legend Tom Randall did, and her send is featured on his and Tom Whittaker’s Wide Boyz YouTube channel below.

One Upon a Time in the Southwest E9/5.13bR