Jes Meiris does what few women do - she climbs some of the largest peaks in our country! She recently smashed a record for climbing El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, California. The previous record of four days was easily crushed when Jes completed the climb in under 27 hours. We sat down with Jes to get motivated, find out how she got started with climbing, and find out what’s keeps her going!

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