American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

North America, United States, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan, New Route

  • Climbs And Expeditions
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  • Publication Year: 1996

El Capitan, New Route. It was reported that Steve Gerberding, Scott Stowe and Lori Reddle put up a new A5 route on El Capitan in November. The route climbs 14 pitches from Lay Lady Lay Ledge to the rim. The route took 10 days and features a crux pitch involving extensive hooking, Bird Beaks, and two copperheads. (Rock and Ice 72)

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