Climb Yosemite's 'El Capitan' With Google Street View

Experience the iconic giant of Yosemite without leaving the house.

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Google has sent a team of climbers up the gargantuan, 3,000 foot El Capitan rock formation in Yosemite National Park, California. Working with climbers Lynn Hill, Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell, Google have photographed the iconic monolith for their Street View service, allowing armchair climbers to scale El Capitan from the safety of their desktop. “Climbing is all about flirting with the impossible and pushing the boundaries of what you think you can be done,” explained Caldwell in a Google blog post, “Capturing Street View imagery 3,000 feet up El Capitan proved to be an extension of that, especially when you take a camera meant for the inside of a restaurant and mount it thousands of feet up the world’s most iconic rock wall.” Check out  the behind-the-scenes video above and climb El Capitan on Street View for yourself here.

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