/ Another hilarious climbing article from the Daily Fail...
I wish they'd do some research once in a while.
I love the second last photo...
You don't know, man! You weren't there!
"El Capitan is notorious for its slippery granite rock"
well, that's a new one.
Leo,from the Kendal,Cumbria.....
I like the comments at the bottom of the article...
"He's not the first Brit to do it. Jack Osbourne did it in 2005" :-)
one picture says he raced up and another painfully inch by inch!
He is a generalist who probably had a short time to rewrite a press release on a subject he had no knowledge of.
It might have inaccuracies in it but it is a positive article on climbing in a mainstream media website.
As far as I can work out from the pictures and Leo's quotes, the article should be about The Prophet.
> As far as I can work out from the pictures and Leo's quotes, the article should be about The Prophet.
No, man, it's about climbing El Capitan. He's the first Brit to do it ever and he did it using his fingers and his feet in a one inch crack that runs all the way from the bottom to the top, except for all the bits in the photos where it doesn't.
Fair play, though, it is at least a positive article about climbing.
Wasn't this 2 years ago? First with the news: the daily mail....
"Now do it without a rope like Dean Potter"
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In light of the above, it's hardly surprising.
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