The Dawn Wall – El Capitan’s Most Unwelcoming Route


Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson are trying to free-climb the nearly 3,000-foot Dawn Wall, a vertical sheet of mostly smooth granite that many believe is the most difficult climb in the world.

Neat WebGL powered visualisation of The Dawn Wall, a route to climbing El Capitan. Wish it were a tad more interactive though (such as clickable titles on the route, with some more details on those sections of the route itself), but cool nonetheless. Be sure to also read the impressive backstory covering the two climbers their impressive ascent.

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Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a frontend web developer from Belgium, working as a Chrome Developer Relations Engineer at Google. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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