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Story of Boy, 8, 'Climbing'
El Capitan Raises Eyebrows
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Nov 5, 2022 5:25 PM CDT
Story of Boy, 8, 'Climbing' El Capitan Raises Eyebrows
Experts say Sam Baker didn't technically 'climb' California rock formation
Some veteran rock climbers are speaking out after Sam Adventure Baker's ascent of El Capitan made headlines last week, the Daily Beast reports. Experts tell the
San Francisco Chronicle
that the 8-year-old and his father used a technique known as "jugging," in which they used ascenders—...
His Climb of
El Capitan Is
His Mom's Is Too
Oct 29, 2021 7:47 AM CDT
His Climb of El Capitan Is Legendary. Now His Mom's Is Too
Alex Honnold's mother, Dierdre Wolownick, is the oldest woman to ascend Yosemite peak
- "Alex didn't think I could do it." That was Dierdre Wolownick yesterday, in a blog post describing her latest feat—climbing El Capitan at the age of 70. As for Alex, who is he, and why does Wolownick care what he thinks? He's professional rock-climber Alex...
She Was Badly
Hurt in Her Last
Shot at El Capitan.
Nov 9, 2020 10:15 AM CST
She Was Badly Hurt in Her Last Shot at El Capitan. Now, Success
Emily Harrington becomes first woman to free-climb Yosemite rock formation in less than 24 hours
- Last November, Emily Harrington got banged up pretty badly after she fell from El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, in an attempt to become the first woman to free-climb the rock formation in less than 24 hours following the tough "Golden Gate" route. Better news this time around: The...
She Was Climbing
El Capitan When She Fell
in case you missed it
Nov 30, 2019 3:37 PM CST
She Was Climbing El Capitan When She Fell
Emily Harrington is 'banged up but gonna be OK'
- A top rock climber is thankful to be alive after falling from El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. "I took a bad fall and pin balled a bit then somehow hit the rope [with] my neck," Emily Harrington wrote Monday on Instagram, sharing a photo of her resting...
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