El Capitan

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El Cap·i·tan

(ĕl kăp′ĭ-tăn′)
A peak, 2,307 m (7,569 ft) high, in the Sierra Nevada of central California. Its dramatic exposed monolith rises some 1,000 m (3,000 ft) above the floor of the Yosemite Valley.
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El Capitan

(ɛl ˌkapɪˈtæn)
n
(Placename) a mountain in E central California, in the Sierra Nevada: a monolith with a precipice rising over 1100 m (3600 ft) above the floor of the Yosemite Valley. Height: 2306 m (7564 ft)
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El Cap•i•tan

(ɛl ˌkæp ɪˈtæn)
n.
a mountain in E California, in the Sierra Nevada Mountains: precipice rises over 3300 ft. (1000 m).
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On May 30, Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell broke the speed record for an ascent of El Capitan's Nose route, scaling the rock's forbidding prow in 2 hours, 10 minutes and 15 seconds.
Wellman, 39, and big-wall veteran and long-time climbing partner Mike Corbett completed the 11-day ascent up the Nose Route, one of more than 75 routes in existence and the first established straight up El Capitan's prow.