Tommy Caldwell, top, raises his arms after reaching the summit of El Capitan, Wednesday in Yosemite National Park, Calif. Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson became the first to free-climb the rock formation's Dawn Wall.
Tommy Caldwell, top, raises his arms after reaching the summit of El Capitan, Wednesday in Yosemite National Park, Calif. Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson became the first to free-climb the rock formation's Dawn Wall. Ben Margot AP
Tommy Caldwell, top, raises his arms after reaching the summit of El Capitan, Wednesday in Yosemite National Park, Calif. Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson became the first to free-climb the rock formation's Dawn Wall. Ben Margot AP

Two friends climb into history by their bloodied fingertips

January 15, 2015 08:41 AM