VIDEO: Mayan Smith-Gobat Free Climbs El Capitan

Back in October of last year we reported that New Zealand climber Mayan Smith-Gobat had made a free ascent of the famous Salathe on El Capitan, California.

Mayan's ascent was the second female free ascent of the route after Steph Davies back in 2005.

VIDEO: Mayan Smith-Gobat - Salathe

Are we correct in thinking the list of women to free climb El Capitan are (feel free to comment and correct/add names):

  • Lynn Hill (The Nose)
  • Steph Davies (Free Rider and Salathe)
  • Kate Rutherford and Madaleine Sorkin ('team free' - Free Rider)
  • Mayan Smith-Gobat (Salathe)
  • Hazel Findlay (Golden Gate)

Mayan Smith-Gobat is sponsored by: Five Ten, Cactus Climbing, Earth sea sky, Em's powercookies, Spelean

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