Dawn Wall Push: Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson reach new highpoint in Yosemite


Huge progress has been made by Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgesson on their ground-up attempt to free the Dawn Wall on El Capitan in Yosemite.

“One step closer” These are the words Tommy Caldwell posted on FB yesterday after having successfully negotiated pitch 15 on what is being hailed as the “The Climb of the Century”, namely the attempt to free the Dawn Wall on El Capitan in Yosemite together with fellow American Kevin Jorgeson.

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Source: planetmountain.com

IMAGE: One step closer! I sent pitch 15 last night. Keven got oh so close several times. I am sure he could have done it if he didn’t have to tape two key fingers. Weather it’s getting hard to sleep forecast looks splitter! It’s getting hard to sleep due to the excitement I feel. Photo @brettlowell taken form the most exposed spot on the planet. http://instagram.com/tommycaldwell

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