Assault on El Capitan

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The story of Wings of Steel is part legend and part myth. The first ascent team spent 39 days climbing the controversial route. The result – death threats, physical     assaults and a slander campaign that polarized the climbing community for over 30 years. Combined with footage shot during their ascent and told through interviews with the first ascent team, their detractors, as well as Ammon and Kait, the truth about the most controversial climb in Yosemite history is finally told.

Produced and Directed By
Jeff Vargen

Edited By
David Hesson

Ammon McNeely

Kait Barber
Hans Florine
Steve Grossman
Peter Haan
Richard Jensen
Ron Kauk
Eric Kohl
Chris McNamara
Gabe McNeely
Mark Smith
Ken Yager

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