"While Sabo insists it's all in a day's work, receiving acknowledgment is not."
I've never seen the ladders on Half Dome, though.
"Sabo, who also is a Paul Smith's College alumnus, said he was checking permits and standing at the base of the very popular Half Dome. The granite rock formation requires special permits because the face is only accessible by cables and ladders."
Adventurum veris sub ubi albus nihil. - Ipsi dixit MCMLXXII