The Nose on El Capitan via Google Street View
Today Google released a Street View version of The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite along with climbers Tommy Caldwell, Alex Honnold and Lynn Hill.
After the panoramic view of Tommy Caldwell on one of the crux pitches of the Dawn Wall, Google obviously enjoyed the experience and decided to make its first-ever vertical Street View. So why not start with one of the most famous routes in the world on one of the finest big walls in the world, The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite? As of today you can discover all of this legendary route put up in 1958 by Warren Harding, Wayne Merry and George Whitmore, starting from the base and finishing with a sprint to the summit. Your climbing partners are Caldwell are two key valley players:: Alex Honnold and Lynn Hill, the first person to free climb The Nose in 1993. All you’ve got to do now is check your knot and start climbing to discover all the treats on this route, such as a bivouac, the Texas Flake, the King Swing, the Great Roof, the Changing Corners ...
02/10/2002 - Lynn Hill and The Nose
Interview with Lynn Hill, a world-class sport climbing symbol. Her legendary one-day free ascent of The Nose on El Capitan in 1994 Yosemite and her entire vertical world as seen by Lynn herself.