10 year old Selah Schneiter is the youngest person in history to climb Yosemite's El Capitan

4:12 p.m. on November 15, 2019 (EST)
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4:26 p.m. on November 15, 2019 (EST)
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Impressive!

5:02 p.m. on November 20, 2019 (EST)
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Well, a nine year-old girl climbed it a few months later. https://www.outsideonline.com/2404347/youngest-person-climb-el-capitan-pearl-johnson

Schneiter actually led a few pitches; Pearl Johnson used ascenders.  Either way, pretty crazy stuff.  

3:59 p.m. on December 17, 2019 (EST)
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I'm more impressed that AOL is still around :)

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