A girl of 10 years, the youngest person to climb El Capitan, California USA
The under age 10 became the youngest person to climb El Capitan (Photo: Instagram @glenwoodclimbingguides)
Selah Schneiter won in five days one of the most difficult walls in the world, because it is made of smooth granite, one of the most difficult to climb.
A 10 year old girl became the youngest person on record will have to climb El Capitan , a rock formation of over a thousand meters high located in Yosemite National Park in California , United States .
Selah Schneiter , from the state of Colorado , needed five days to climb one of the most iconic evidence that is in the world. Wall, made of granite practically naked, that is, smooth, is one of the main challenges for experts.
The lowest ended his adventure last week . In the final section, he received help and advice from his father, veteran climber, and his family, who are also engaged in the same discipline.
Father, Mike Schneiter said a local television that he and a family friend, Mark Regier, followed by the lower back to the top , from where you can see all the Yosemite Park.
“We were little by little , “ said the girl to the chain KSF-TV on the method they took to climb El Capitan. His father confirmed that the entire family is Stairmaster and fell in love with Joy , the mother of Selah , precisely while climbing the famous granite wall.
To reach the top, also can be take a path through the opposite end of the rock formation through Yosemite Valley , where one need not be an expert climber.
The youngest of the family Schneiter , according to his father, began to mourn , excited, when he reached the top, known as the ” nose “. ” I can not believe I just did , ” said Selah .
“Met a goal that was long ago , ” he wrote his father in his account Instagram . “It’s one of our favorite places to climb, is an idyllic summer destination , ” he added.
Until last week, the youngest climber to complete the smooth wall of El Capitan was the boy Scott Cory, 11 , who climbed the granite twice in the summer of 2001.