Esclatamasters 8c+/9a by Hazel Findlay

11 March 2022

Hazel Findlay reports on Insta that she has done Esclatamasters (8c+/9a) in Perles. It was put up by Ramon Julian Puigblanque in 2006 and it has previously been repeated by five females. At one time it was considered as 8c+ but due to a break it is possibly back to 9a again. (c) Ezra Byrne

Hazel is one of the best female trad climbers out there and she has also done several multi-pitches as well as big walls. Previously, she has done a couple of 8c sport routes. Until age 16, her main focus was competitions and she was British junior champion six times.

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