Climbers

Climbers Kevin Jorgeson and Tommy Caldwell, along with two support climbers, near the summit of El Capitan Wednesday. (CBS)

Climbers Reach Historic Finish Of Yosemite El Capitan Free Climb

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.

01/14/2015

Climbers near the summit of El Capitan (credit: CBS)

No Selfies Here! See The Ascent Up El Capitan Through The Eyes of The Climbers

Take the climb with the Yosemite climbers and check out the stunning photos through social media…

01/14/2015

A support group prepares to bring supplies to a pair of climbers on Yosemite's El Capitan. (Source: Corey Rick Productions)

Whiskey, Other Less Essential Supplies Delivered To Yosemite Climbers Tackling El Capitan

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.

01/12/2015

Yosemite's El Capitan

Yosemite Free Climbers Could Be Days Away From Completing Ascension

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.

01/09/2015

Half Dome

Yosemite Expanding Half Dome Permit Requirement

Permits soon will be required to scale Half Dome in Yosemite National Park on all days, not just weekends and holidays.

CBS San Francisco–12/14/2010