Adam Ondra: Climbing the Americas—Salathé Wall Onsight Attempt

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On November 4, 2018 Adam Ondra spent 21 hours attempting to onsight the Salathé Wall (VI 5.13) on El Capitan. Ondra didn't quite make the onsight, but he put in a damn good effort. Watch the ascent, broken into three parts, below.

Part 1: Planning

Part 2: Climbing the first half of the wall

Part 3: Climbing the second half of the wall