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10-year-old becomes youngest to climb El Capitan

A 10-year-old girl has become the youngest person to ever climb the Nose Route at El Capitan in Yosemite.

Posted: Jun 17, 2019 12:39 PM

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. - A 10-year-old girl has become the youngest person to ever climb the Nose Route at El Capitan in Yosemite.

Selah Schneiter climbed the 3,000-foot route in Yosemite National Park on June 12. Her dad and his friend, Mark, were there to witness her climb. 

She completed the climb in five days on June 12. 

Selah is the oldest of four children and already has plans to show her 7-year-old brother the ropes to climbing next summer in Yosemite. 

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