Yosemite National Park

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The Best Mountain Destinations In The U.S.

Instead of packing the swimsuit and heading to an island getaway, make plans to visit a mountain retreat for your next vacation or weekend getaway.

03/05/2015

Climber Tommy Caldwell hugs his friend Kevin Jorgeson atop a 3,000-foot sheer granite face in Yosemite National Park. (credit: CBS)

Yosemite Climbers Stuck Together Amid Hardship And Falls

When climber Kevin Jorgeson was stalled for days about halfway up the 3,000-foot Dawn Wall of El Capitan, he suggested that his partner Tommy Caldwell go on without him to finish an historic free-climb of the world famous granite monolith.

01/16/2015

Climber Tommy Caldwell was first to pull himself atop a 3,000-foot sheer granite face in Yosemite National Park, followed by his longtime friend Kevin Jorgeson. (credit: CBS)

2 Friends Climb Into History By Their Bloodied Fingertips

American 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.

01/15/2015

Climber Tommy Caldwell was first to pull himself atop a 3,000-foot sheer granite face in Yosemite National Park, followed by his longtime friend Kevin Jorgeson. (credit: CBS)

Gov. Hickenlooper Congratulates Yosemite Climber From Estes Park

Gov. John Hickenlooper is congratulating an Estes Park climber who scaled a 3,000-foot sheer granite face in Yosemite National Park.

01/15/2015

Tommy Caldwell celebrates with champagne at the top after completing the climb. (credit: CBS)

Colorado Climber & Partner Finish Historic Yosemite Route

Colorado rock climber Tommy Caldwell was first to pull himself atop the ledge of the 3,000-foot vertical wall of El Capitan in the glow of the afternoon sun, followed minutes later by Kevin Jorgeson.

01/15/2015

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Colorado Climber, Partner Reach Top Of Yosemite’s El Capitan In Historic Climb

A pair of Americans completed what had long been considered the world’s most difficult rock climb Wednesday, using only their hands and feet to scale a 3,000-foot vertical wall on El Capitan,

01/14/2015

The climbers on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

Colorado Climber & Partner Closing In On Historic Feat

A Colorado climber and his partner who are vying to become the first in the world to use only their hands and feet to scale a sheer granite face in California’s Yosemite National Park are almost to the top.

01/13/2015

Tommy Caldwell (credit: Facebook)

Yosemite Climbers Push To Finish Groundbreaking Assent

One of two climbers attempting a grueling assent up a half-mile of sheer granite in California’s Yosemite National Park is making a push to catch his partner.

01/12/2015

Tommy Caldwell (credit: Facebook)

Colorado Man 1,000 Feet From Completing Yosemite’s El Capitan Peak Climb

Kevin Jorgeson, 30, of Santa Rosa, California, and Tommy Caldwell, 36, of Colorado are two weeks into what is billed as the first free climb of the vertical Dawn Wall to reach the 3,000-foot summit of El Capitan.

01/10/2015

Tommy Caldwell (credit: Facebook)

Duo Continues World’s Hardest Climb

Two men — one is from Colorado — are attempting what has been called the hardest rock climb in the world.

01/09/2015

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