The Cleanest Line
Eliza Kerr

Eliza Kerr

Amid the classic climbs right up the road, Eliza Kerr lives in El Portal, California, with her family. When not reprojecting routes from her youth, she practices Ayurvedic medicine and hosts yoga retreats in Yosemite. She also plays in a cover band with her daughters Calliope and Scarlett.


If you love something, set it free. Eliza Kerr watches daughter Calliope (13) as she lowers herself out and begins to jug the infamous Nipple Pitch during the first known mother-daughter ascent of the Zodiac, El Capitan. Yosemite National Park, California. Photo: Eliza Kerr

Letter from a Mother to Her Village

May 11, 2018 May 11, 2018

May 14, 2017, Mother’s Day. Dear friends, yesterday I topped out on the Zodiac on El Capitan. Some of you have loyally and patiently supported me for almost six months while I prepared for and fretted about this adventure. Some of you have no idea what the Zodiac is. No… Read More