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19.10.2010

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© Cooper Blackhurst

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Mescalito, El Capitan

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Basecamp for Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson on Wino Tower, El Capitan, Yosemite

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Basecamp for Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson on Wino Tower, El Capitan, Yosemite, Cooper Blackhurst
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On 14 January 2015, after 19 days on the wall and years of efforts, American climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson completed the historic first free ascent of Dawn Wall on El Capitan, Yosemite, USA. Almost 1000m high and with two pitches graded 5.14d (9a), this is probably the hardest big wall in the world.

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American climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson are currently on making their ground-up attempt to free Dawn Wall on El Capitan in Yosemite.

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Tommy Caldwell climbs crux pitch on Dawn Wall in Yosemite

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Yosemite, climbing recommences on Dawn Wall
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Yosemite, climbing recommences on Dawn Wall

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