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Date of birth: April 23, 1980

Residence: Boulder, Colorado

Height: 170 cm

Weight: 48 kg.

Profession:  Rock Climber 


First woman to climb 5.14 Trad China doll 5.14a R 

Stockboy's Revenge 8c (5.14b) Redpoint Sport


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China Doll is a provocative exploration of gender stereotypes, romance, and rock climbing. Witness Heather Weidner battle personal demons in the world of hard traditional climbing. With her ascent of "China Doll", a 5.14- R FFA traditional route in Upper Dream Canyon, Colorado, U.S.A., Heather Weidner nabs the first female ascent, and becomes the fourth woman in the world to climb a 5.14 traditional route. In the process, she discovers that loving herself is the ultimate project.

Heather Weidner, joined the 5.14b club with a recent ascent of Stockboy's Revenge at the Bauhaus in Rifle, Colorado

Dr. Heather (Robinson) Weidner walks us through her decision to leave her career as a veterinarian behind to pursue her passion for climbing and a simpler life. Inspired by her late mother's words " Life is short and fragile, go out and get it now." Heather takes a step back to reset her priorities and follow her heart. Watch her put her dedication to the test on the appropriately named 

"Freedom is a Battle" (5.13c) in Geyikbayiri, Turkey.

Heather Robinson Weidner, bags the FFA of Power Windows 5.13d at Mt. Potosi, NV



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