Lurking Fear on El Capitan

Our group, Lorna Illingworth, Madaleine Sorkin and Emily Stifler, met this week in Yosemite. We spent three days climbing a route called Lurking Fear on the left side of El Capitan. Two nights, three girls, one tippy portaledge. We free climbed as much as possible and had a blast, despite unpleasant hauling.

We’re psyched for our upcoming trip to the Cirque of the Unclimbables, and plan to post updates, photos and information on this blog.

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About Emily Stifler

I grew up in Vermont and live in Bozeman, Montana. I love topography: mountains, rocks, weather and people.
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2 Responses to Lurking Fear on El Capitan

  1. Mom 2 says:

    I LOVE YOU, MADALEINE!
    Have a blast. Be safe. Wish I could be there.

  2. Madaleine says:

    Thanks Mama dos! Check out the video Em just made of us climbing in Yosemite. It’s on our cirqueladies.wordpress.com blog.
    I may be coming your way really soon. I’ll be in touch!
    Love you, mad

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