Climbing Yosemite's El Capitan with Google Street View

The most recognizable point in Yosemite National Park,is "El Capitan."  Google has sent a team of climbers up the 3,000 foot rock formation in Northern California. Working with some of the most experienced climbers including Lynn Hill, Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell.  Google photographed the iconic climb for their Street View service, allowing non climbers the experience of scaling El Capitan from the safety of their computer. “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.”