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  • Photo: Jimmy Chin

    Conrad Anker sorting through the rack at the base of El Capitan's Pacific Ocean Wall. Ivo Ninov getting ready to launch.

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    Conrad Anker pointing out the route to Dave Hahn in El Cap Meadows.

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    Jimmy Chin's shadow self-portrait. Ivo Ninov and Conrad Anker on the ledges above pitch 16.

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    Jimmy Chin jugging pitch 26 with his camera gear.

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    Thomas and Alex Huber climbing the Nose during their speed-record-breaking ascent.

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    Conrad Anker racking up on the wall as Ivo Ninov coils the rope.

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    Dave Hahn jugging lines over one of the steep roofs on the route.

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    The team getting ready to bivy at the "Island in the Sky."

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    Conrad Anker jumaring pitch 16.

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    Phone time on the wall.

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    Ivo Ninov handing gear to Conrad Anker for his next lead off of the Continental Shelf during stormy conditions.

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    Conrad Anker leading pitch 17.

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    Conrad Anker belaying Ivo Ninov and contemplating our last haul.

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    Conrad Anker scoping the topo during a bivy on the Continental Shelf.

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    Ivo Ninov cleaning the gear from pitch 18.

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    Ivo Ninov handing off climbing gear to Jimmy Chin.

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    Ivo Ninov leading out on traverse 2,500 feet above the valley floor.

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    Conrad Anker leading the Pacific Crest pitch.

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    The team on top. Jimmy Chin, Ivo Ninov, Conrad Anker, and Dave Hahn.

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    Ivo Ninov cracking beers as the team celebrates in the parking lot after the ascent.

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