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Yosemite climber becomes first woman to free climb harrowing, 3,000-foot route in under 24 hours | San Francisco Chronicle
By Jon Glassberg (Cinematography) - Vimeo: Petzl athlete Emily Harrington sends Golden Gate (5.13 VI) in El Capitan (view archived source), CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=77312598

Yosemite climber becomes first woman to free climb harrowing, 3,000-foot route in under 24 hours | San Francisco Chronicle

Emily Harrington inspired many women to chase a goal of what seems impossible. She is the first woman to climb the vertical rock formation of El Captain in Yosemite Valley in less than a day. She is up for the challenge to free climb the 3,000-foot granite wall beating a record in the climbing route called the Golden Gate. “The idea is to not stop until you get to the top,” she said. She suffered an accident last year and had challenges climbing the vertical rock formation, but she persevered. “But this other part of me was like, this is why you’re here. It’s supposed to be hard. You owe it to yourself to try again.”

Source: https://www.sfchronicle.com/travel/article/Yosemite-climber-becomes-first-woman-to-free-15708494.php