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7 in 7: An El Cap Marathon with Alex Honnold - Alpinist.com

urbanrockclimbing: “ The incredible in Project - Alex Honnold & David Allfrey climb El Cap 7 times in 7 days…in 95 degree temperatures!

It is regarded as one of the world's toughest climbs, a 2000-foot rock formation with a vertical face.    But a mountain climber from Cumbria has become the first Briton to conquer the notorious El Capitan in California's Yosemite National Park.    Leo Houlding inched his way up the formation in an agonising climb - pulling himself up by his fingertips using a one-inch vertical crack in the rock face,

He's cracked it! Climber becomes the first Briton to conquer California's notorious El Capitan rock face

Leo Houlding, from Kendal in Cumbria, became the first British climber to scale the notorious El Capitan rock face in California's Yosemite National Park.

Mountain climber Sasha DiGiulian on a route in Waterval Boven, South Africa in July 2013

Pete Whittaker, of the Wide Boyz, on Century Crack, the hardest off-width in the world

Account of the ascent of the Hardest Offwidth in the World - 'Century Crack' in Canyonlands, Utah, USA

Lynn Hill - Changing Corners - El Capitan - Yosemite, CA

Lynn Hill, world class rock climber. First person to free climb The Nose on El Capitan, Yosemite, CA.

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Trout Creek, Oregon: Time, weather, and erosion have picked apart these basalt columns, and what's left is a crack climber's Utopia. From fingers to chimneys, hand jams to stemming, this Northwest version of Indian Creek has something for everyone. Most routes are vertical, fall between 5.10 and 5.12, and reach 90 feet tall, but the Northern End houses some slabbier 5.7 to 5.10 lines. Here, Blake Herrington gets a feel for Purple Pinky Eater (5.12-). Photo by Garrett Grove

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Shawangunks, New York: Brad Heller experiences true Gunks climbing on Feast of Fools (5.10): big jugs, roofs, and exposure. There are a myriad of routes to suit trad leaders of all abilities—but start a grade lower than you normally climb, as the area is notoriously sandbagged. Bring your micro-nuts and Tricams for the unique placements. Photo by Andrew Burr

Shawangunks, New York: Brad Heller experiences true Gunks climbing on Feast of Fools photo by Andrew Burr