Climbing Club

Emily Harrington

// Squaw Valley, California, USA

American professional rock climber and adventurer. She is a five-time US National Champion in sport climbing and the first female climber to ascend multiple 5.14 sport climbs.




Club

Climbing Club

Location

Squaw Valley, California, USA

Achievements

Five-time sport climbing US National Champion,
First female ascent of multiple 5.14 sport climbs,
Free climbed 'Golden Gate' on El Capitan, Yosemite (5.13b, 41 pitches),
Winner of the women’s division at Ouray Ice Festival 2012,
Summited Mt Everest in 2012,
Summited Cho Oyu (sixth tallest peak in the world) in 2016, achieving a speed record (2 weeks, door to door) and complete ski descent from the summit.







Emily Harrington
"Play as much as possible. Wake up everyday and do what you are passionate about."

Emily has been a prominent figure in the climbing community since she was a teenager. She has completed numerous first female ascents of 5.14 sport routes, free climbed Yosemite's iconic El Capitan, summited Everest and has been on expeditions all over the world attempting big wall free climbs and high altitude peaks in Nepal, China, Myanmar, Crimea and Morocco. Emily has become a leading female role model, using personal experiences of creative problem solving and overcoming challenges to inspire clientele like ACCT, The North Face Speaker Series, National Geographic LIVE, amongst others. She has been features by ESPN, Vogue, Men's Journal, Cosmopolitan, and Outside Magazine.