WATCH: Ten-year-old girl conquers El Capitan

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Girl power!
Girl power!

It's no Mount Everest but at 900m, El Capitan in California, US is renowned for being one of the most physically challenging rock climbs around the world, and 10-year-old Selah Schneiter is officially the youngest person to conquer it. 

Watch the video to see the bold young girl make the five-day ascent. 

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