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I am always interested in the history of rock climbing. Lately, I tried to collect data about male and female first ascents to visualize progression in rock climbing over time (I have a small blog Climbstat writing about climbing data and statistics). See below for some visualizations of the data I could collect so far. However, it turned out difficult to find a lot of data especially for female climbers. An exception to the rule is this nice source from which I borrowed a lot of information.

Do you have any idea where I can find additional data about first ascents? I would be especially interested in first onsights / flashes, information about first bouldering ascents as well as information about early first female ascents (such as first female 7a, 7a+, ...).

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    You could also try asking on Open Data. You will need to explain some of the rock climbing specific terms for that audience (like, define exactly what a "first ascent" is).
    – csk
    Jan 14, 2020 at 20:36

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Not sure if you're still looking for information on this but the Pinnacle Club (the UK's first women's rock climbing club) have just celebrated their centenary and have put together a website with lots of information and archival footage from the past century. This webpage in particular has a lot of female firsts, although it may be earlier in climbing history than what you're looking for.

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