El Capitan, Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, Granite, Valley View, photo

The Captain

El Capitan, Yosemite National Park

The first light of morning kisses the granite face of El Capitain in Yosemite Valley.The granite monolith extends about 3,000 feet (900 m) from base to summit along its tallest face, and is one of the world's favorite challenges for rock climbers. Photo © copyright by Richard Bitonti.