Here are five of the most courageous female climbers in the world.
1. Sasha Digiulian
Sasha Digiulian started climbing at age seven and now at the age of twenty-one she becomes a professional climber. Besides winning major tournaments in the top rankings in competitions, she is the first young woman and North American woman to climb to 5.14d while climbing.
Recently, on a mountain trip to Africa she made 2 important milestones. She named the first stamp “Rolihlahla,” in honor of Nelson Mandela, and another name was “Miss-Behaving.”
2. Maya Smith-Gobat
Maya Smith-Gobat is a New Zealander who holds the record speed of 7.26 hours climbing in El Capitan’s The Nose contest in Yosemite (2011). In 2012 she also became the first woman to climb Punks.
3. Steph Davis
Steph Davis is one of the best female climbers in the world, but she doesn’t stop at rock climbing. She is also passionate about adventure sports parachuting from the cliffs to the depths of the earth.
4. Beth Rodden
Beth Rodden began climbing in 1995 and won the JCCA Junior National Championships in 1996, 1997, and 1998. She was the youngest woman to climb the roads 5.14a, 5.14b and later. was the first woman to climb to 5.14c, and in 2008 she was also the first woman to conquer the Meltdown stretch, one of the most difficult terrain in Yosemite’s traditional climbing.
In August 2000, she and four other climbers were taken hostage in Kyrgyzstan. They escaped after 6 days. Since then she has not climbed anymore but in 2001 she brought PETZL climbing gear to El Capitan to raise money for the families of those who died on 9/11.
5. Alex Puccio
To Alex Puccio a rock is like a second home. She started her climbing career when she was 13. At the age of 16, she won the 2006 US Open National Bouldering Series; is the first professional-level award she has ever participated in. With a graceful appearance but with a great physical strength, she became one of the formidable opponents in the field of rock climbing. early in the US.