Freerider, El Capitan 5.12D

 
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Yosemite Valley, California USA

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RJ Spurrier

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Nov 15, 2008 - 07:34pm
 
Here is a story by Chris McNamara of belaying Tommy Caldwell when he climbed The Nose and Free Rider in a day

http://www.supertopo.com/climbing/thread.html?topic_id=114312&f=0&b=0

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http://www.supertopo.com/topos/obscurities/salathefree.jpg
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fat-n-sassy

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San Francity, CA
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   Jun 9, 2017 - 06:15pm
I heard through the grapevine that this route went without a rope. Less to pack?
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El Capitan - Freerider 5.12D - Yosemite Valley, California USA. Click to Enlarge
The Salathé Wall ascends the most natural line up El Cap.
Photo: Mark Kroese
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