The Dawn Wall inspires Canberra woman to take on the biggest rock in the world

Scott Hannaford
Updated July 23 2019 - 8:11pm, first published 10:17am

Few rock climbers come back from the brink of death. Even fewer go from being unable to stand to climbing El Capitan, one of the hardest, most daunting, slabs of granite on earth.

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Scott Hannaford

Scott Hannaford

Canberra Times deputy editor

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