Emily Harrington Completes First Big Wall Free Climb on El Capitan’s Golden Gate

Having only 3 years of trad climbing under her belt did not stop talented climber, Emily Harrington, from tackling 40 pitches and thousands of feet of free climbing, to reach the summit of Yosemite’s El Capitan.

 

Related: Projecting The Captain: An Interview with Emily Harrington

Through 6 days of highs and lows, successes and obstacles, and smiles and tears —see the incredibly inspiring and raw look at Emily’s journey to complete her first big wall free climb on the challenging El Cap route, Golden Gate (5.13 VI).

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