So Leo Holding just became the first Brit to free climb the world famous El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. He called it the wildest, hardest climb he has ever done. Looking at these stunning images, it is hard to disagree. The straw hat adds a touch of Englishness to it all too!

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Rather see it from the ground? How about an adventure tour of Yosemite National Park?