What is the hardest route on El Capitan?
- Honnold navigates the Freerider route © National Geographic/Jimmy Chin.
- Honnold makes the first free solo ascent of El Capitan's Freerider © National Geographic/Jimmy Chin.
- Honnold climbs through the Enduro Corner on El Capitan © National Geographic/Jimmy Chin.
Also asked, what is the hardest route up El Capitan?
ondra)—the climber in the red coat—reached the summit of El Capitan, officially completing the second free ascent of the Dawn Wall. At 3,000 feet long, and with a Yosemite Decimal System difficulty rating of 5.14d, the Dawn Wall is considered to be the longest hardest free climb in the world.
Secondly, how many climbers have died on El Capitan? 25 people
Similarly, is El Capitan the hardest climb in the world?
So far the hardest climb in the world is 5.15d. That route, Silence, is only 45 meters (just under 150 feet) long, but the most technically difficult route in the world. Usually, free climbing attempts on El Capitan tend to follow old climbing routes.
What is the hardest route ever climbed?
Silence (climb) Silence (formerly known as Project Hard) is a notoriously difficult climbing route located in the Hanshelleren Cave in Flatanger, Norway. As of January 2020, it is considered to be the hardest route ever climbed, and the only route in the world to have a proposed rating of 9c (5.15d).