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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a 10-year-old girl who climbed Yosemite’s El Capitan (all times local):
A 10-year-old girl who climbed Yosemite National Park’s famed El Capitan says she was overwhelmed and emotional when she reached the summit.
Selah Schneiter said Wednesday she trained mentally and physically for nine months before climbing the challenging 3,000-foot (910 meters) granite wall with her father and a family friend.
Schneiter, who is from Glenwood Springs, Colorado, says the only thing she feared was the possibility of a big storm because it would mean “having to go down.”
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Selah and her father Mike Schneiter say it took them five days with family friend Mark Regier to reach the top.
To celebrate the amazing feat, the trio jumped in a nearby river to cool off and later got pizza and chocolate ice cream.
A 10-year-old Colorado girl has scaled Yosemite National Park’s El Capitan, taking five days to reach the top of the iconic rock formation.
Selah Schneiter of Glenwood Springs completed the challenging 3,000-foot (910 meters) climb last week with the help of her father and a family friend.
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Selah and her father Mike Schneiter say it took them five days last week with family friend Mark Regier to reach the top.
Selah told KFSN-TV that the group’s method was to do the climb little by little, calling it taking “small bites.”
Mike Schneiter told the television station in Fresno, California that the entire family climbs and that he fell in love with his wife Joy 15 years ago while scaling El Capitan.
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