Last week, Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold set the speed record on the Nose. But even they're not sure it was a great idea.
Hit the trail, drink some ale. What more do you want?
Days after Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell broke the speed record on the Nose, two experienced climbers died on El Cap. Has speed climbing gotten too deadly?
The quest for sub-two continues
Last week, the legendary speed climber broke bones in both legs when he fell and hit a ledge after a piece of protection popped 2,200 feet up the rock face
Big wall free solo climber Alex Honnold reflects on why he’s so enamored with El Cap in this recent animated film called Walls Are Meant for Climbing from the North Face.
A piece of granite "the size of an apartment building" sheared off while 30 climbers were on the wall
The Park Service says they’re doing their best but no one wins when America’s most iconic valley becomes an endless, exhaust-choked loop of creeping traffic. Can anything be done to prevent bumper-to-bumper traffic from becoming the new normal in Yosemite Valley?
Upon entering UC Merced, Jessica Rivas applied for the Yosemite Leadership Program. What she experienced during that summer changed the course of her entire life.
Aaron Smith has been a member of the storied Yosemite Search and Rescue team for over 15 years. He’s also on the park’s elite helicopter rescue squad. During his tenure, he’s helped find lots of lost hikers and plucked many an injured climber off El Capitan. Here’s a list of the gear he relies on most during his missions.
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