INTERVIEW: Lynn Hill on her amazing climb to the top

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INTERVIEW: Lynn Hill on her amazing climb to the top

Lynn Hill takes a look up on Half Dome — Photo courtesy of Charlie Row 1977

Lynn Hill takes a look up on Half Dome — Photo courtesy of Charlie Row 1977

Discovery Channel is set to air the extreme documentary Valley Uprising, which depicts the rock-climbing awesomeness of Yosemite National Park in California. Lynn Hill, one of the met respected and accomplished climbers of all time, is featured in the film, which will air 8 p.m. Saturday, April 25.

Hill, according to her official website, is the first woman to climb a route rated 5.12d, plus 5.14 (in 1991). “Tommy Caldwell and Lynn are still the only two people in the world to have succeeded in making an all free one-day ascent of The Nose [on El Capitan in Yosemite],” Hill’s website states. The author of Climbing Free: My Life in the Vertical World is a “living legend.”

Oceanographer Sylvia Earle delivers positive Earth Day message

Dr. Sylvia Earle is one of the most recognizable oceanographers of all time — Photo courtesy of Todd Brown

Dr. Sylvia Earle is one of the most recognizable oceanographers of all time — Photo courtesy of Todd Brown

MORRISTOWN, N.J. — Dr. Sylvia Earle delivered a positive lecture about the distressing reality of the oceans at Morristown’s Mayo Performing Arts Center Wednesday, April 22 in honor of Earth Day. The famous scientist, who plied the depths of the ocean for decades, offered the free talk to hundreds of audience members.