Most of us will never get the chance to climb an iconic rock face like El Capitan, let alone do it with world-class climbers Lynn Hill, Tommy Caldwell, or Alex Honnold. But, it turns out we can join that trio through he use of technology, as Google Maps has provided a virtual ascent of El Cap that lets us follow along. This video shows us why this is such a special place for climbers the world over, and it gives us insights into what it is like to go up wall. Check it out below, then go make the 3000-foot climb yourself, all without leaving home.
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