Once considered impossible to climb, today the Nose of El Capitan in the Yosemite National Park is the best rock climbing challenge for hard core climbers. Mark Smiley faced that challenged as part of his attempt to climb all the routes from the iconic book Fifty Classic Climbs of North America.
Not for the Fainthearted!!!
Mark Smiley took the climbing journey of his lifetime when started “Committed” – the project to climb the 50 Classics Mountains of North America. Since the beginning, he climbed over 164.000 vertical feet. The Nose, which he described as the pure awesomeness climb is 3000 vertical feet tall.
If you want to start your own adventure project you can get inspiration from Mark’s Kickstarter campaign for his project. The Funding campaign was Successful the project successfully raised its funding goal several hours ago – but you can still become a backer for the project -the goal can always be exceeded.
Kickstarter Campaign for the Smiley’s Project
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