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.
Climbers Reach Top Of Yosemite's El Capitan, Becoming First To Free-Climb Dawn WallTommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson became the first to free-climb the rock formation's Dawn Wall, a feat that many had considered impossible. They used ropes and safety harnesses to catch themselves in case of a fall, but relied entirely on their own strength and dexterity to ascend by grasping cracks as thin as razor blades and as small as dimes.
Climbers Expected To Reach Top Of Yosemite Peak SoonTwo climbers vying to finish the once-seemingly impossible challenge of scaling a sheer slab of granite in California's Yosemite National Park without climbing aids are closing in on the top of the 3,000-foot peak.
Men's Free Climb Of El Capitan Enters Second WeekTwo men continue to free climb one of the most difficult routes in the world: a half-mile section of exposed granite in California's Yosemite National Park.
Top Natural Wonders In The USAAmerica is blessed with an abundance of natural wonders, from pristine lakes and mighty rivers to natural sandstone arches and snow-capped mountains.
Forging On: My Vacation In A Closed Yosemite National Park