El Capitan

Lafayette Man Ascends Yosemite’s El Capitan For 100th TimeA Lafayette man completed his 100th climb of the Nose Route of Yosemite National Park’s iconic rock formation El Capitan on Saturday afternoon, according to the National Park Service.
Google Street View Goes Vertical With Yosmite's El CapitanGoogle Maps is treading on new ground by taking its horizontal view mapping system 3,000 feet up the world's most famous rock wall: Yosemite's El Capitan.
Top Mountain Climbing Destinations In The U.S.Among the country's five best mountain climbing destinations are the highest point in North America and one of the world's most famous natural landmarks.
With Bloodied Fingertips, 2 Friends Climb Atop Yosemite And Into History BooksAmerican rock climber Tommy Caldwell was first to pull himself atop a 3,000-foot sheer granite face in Yosemite National Park, followed minutes later by his longtime friend Kevin Jorgeson.
Climbers Reach Historic Finish Of Yosemite El Capitan Free ClimbTwo 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.
No Selfies Here! See The Ascent Up El Capitan Through The Eyes of The ClimbersTake the climb with the Yosemite climbers and check out the stunning photos through social media...
Whiskey, Other Less Essential Supplies Delivered To Yosemite Climbers Tackling El CapitanAfter 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.
Bloodied But Not Beaten, Santa Rosa Climber Completes Grueling Stretch Of Yosemite’s El CapitanHands torn and bleeding, the second of two men attempting a grueling climb up a half-mile of sheer granite in California's Yosemite National Park cleared one of the ascent's most difficult stretches after days of failed attempts and waiting.
Yosemite Free Climbers Could Be Days Away From Completing AscensionA 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.
Windstorm, Perilous Conditions Get The Best Of Men Attempting 'Free Climb' On Yosemite's El CapitanThe edge between victory and defeat is a few skin cells, and it appears one of the climbers on Yosemite's El Capitan is losing the battle.
Men Attempt Dangerous 'Free Climb' On Yosemite's El CapitanTwo thrill-seekers in Yosemite National Park are trying to tackle one of the toughest climbs in the world, CBS This Morning reports.
Wildfire Sends Smoke Into Famed Yosemite Valley, 7 Square Miles Of Park BurnedFire officials called in additional crews to help battle a blaze in Yosemite National Park that forced hikers to be evacuated and sent smoke into the park's famed valley for the first time Tuesday, officials said.