Photo: @ChrisBurkard Over 30 pitches & an overall grade of 5.14d, Dawn Wall, the southeast face of El Capitan known for its morning light is one of the hardest big wall routes in the world. A route most climbers can only dream of sending it let alone be willing to put in the time.. Pictured, @kjorgeson accompanied by @TommyCaldwell on their historic ascent of Dawn Wall back in January 2015 at Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite - Questions about, from NY Times. Tommy Caldwell, left, and Kevin Jorgeson on one of the most challenging pitches of El Capitan’s Dawn Wall in Yosemite National Park. <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/05/sports/on-el-capitans-dawn-wall-two-climbers-make-slow-progress-toward-a-dream.html">Related Article</a>
Two Men Are Making History By Free-Climbing 3000ft Up The Hardest Route In The World
For the first time ever, two men, 30-year-old Kevin Jorgeson and 36-year-old Tommy Caldwell, will ascend one of the world’s largest and most difficult cliff-climbing routes in the world using only their hands and feet. They are climbing El Capitan, a 3,000-foot-tall granite monolith in Yosemite National Park in California. This monolith has been climbed …
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