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.