Photo courtesy of Ian Parnell
Phil Packer, begins his ascent up El Capitan at Yosemite National Park. The disabled British veteran climbed the 3,500-foot granite monolith to help raise money for the charity Help for Heroes.
Photo courtesy of Ian Parnell Phil Packer, begins his ascent up El Capitan at Yosemite National Park. The disabled British veteran climbed the 3,500-foot granite monolith to help raise money for the charity Help for Heroes. Merced Sun-Star
Photo courtesy of Ian Parnell Phil Packer, begins his ascent up El Capitan at Yosemite National Park. The disabled British veteran climbed the 3,500-foot granite monolith to help raise money for the charity Help for Heroes. Merced Sun-Star

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June 12, 2009 01:00 AM

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