Two climbers conquered the once-seemingly impossible challenge of scaling a sheer slab of granite in California’s Yosemite National Park without climbing aids by reaching the top of the 3,000-foot peak.
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After a week-long battle with El Capitan’s razor thin ledges, 30-year old Kevin Jorgeson conquered Pitch-15, and was rewarded with a supply of whiskey and other goods for the remainder of the climb.
A pair of free climbers took to Yosemite’s El Capitan’ Dawn Wall on December 27th. It’s been called the hardest rock climb in the world, but there may be hope on the horizon for the adventurers who might be days away from finishing their ascent.
Permits soon will be required to scale Half Dome in Yosemite National Park on all days, not just weekends and holidays.