Yesterday, amid scattered showers in Yosemite Valley, 23-year-old climbing phenom Adam Ondra made the second free ascent of the Dawn Wall on El Capitan after an eight-day push.
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Excerpts from working out the sequences and approach to free climbing the Nose in 1994.
The recent renaming of many of the facilities at Yosemite National Park is drawing considerable criticism from current and former Valley climbers, residents and visitors.
Tommy Caldwell is a big-wall free climber, over 19 days in early 2015 he completed the first-ever free climb of the Dawn Wall at El Capitan.
On August 29, 2015 we placed 39 solar-powered LED lanterns temporarily up the Snake Dike route on Yosemite’s Half Dome.
Want beta for your upcoming El Cap ascent? Now you can explore El Capitan from the comfort of your laptop.
A massive cascade of rock cast a serpentine cloud of dust down the granite shield of Clouds Rest, a mountain midway up Tenaya Canyon, Yosemite, California.
Hunt had clipped the right side of the ridge as he entered the notch. Potter immediately cut left, he somehow lost altitude and hit the lower end on the left side of the notch.
Tommy Caldwell has spent six years working to free climb The Dawn Wall, on the 3,000 foot El Capitan, in Yosemite along with his partner, Kevin Jorgeson.
You come around that one turn and all focus shifts from the road to El Capitan’s West facing walls where Salathe goes up.