Nea Morin nee Banard (21 May 1905 – 12 July 1986) was a British rock climber and mountain climber. She climbed in the Alps in the 1920s, joined the Ladies Alpine Club, and met many climbers in the French Groupe de Haute Montagne. In 1928 she married Jean Morin (1897–1943) and lived in Paris. She climbed often with other women and advocated the cordée féminine, climbing only with women on a rope. After the death of her husband in World War II, she lived in Tunbridge Wells and climbed in England and Wales and was a member of the female only Pinnacle Club. In 1941 Morin had made the first ascent of Clogwyn Y Grochan the route, which is 230 feet high and graded very severe 4b, is named Nea. She also led on an ascent of Curving Crack on Clogwyn du'r Arddu (the Black Cliff).
Her autobiography, A Woman's Reach (1968), describes her climbing and the achievement of other women in the mountains.
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- Molenaar, Maurice Isserman and Stewart Weaver ; with maps and peak sketches by Dee (2008). Fallen giants : a history of Himalayan Mountaineering from the age of empire to the age of extremes. New Haven: Yale University Press. p. 341-343. ISBN 0300164203.
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