Dawn Wall Update: Caldwell Sends Last 5.14 Pitch!

Tommy Caldwell climbed the last remaining 5.14 pitch on the Dawn Wall last night.

By Rock and Ice | January 7th, 2015

Tommy Caldwell climbed the last remaining 5.14 pitch on the Dawn Wall last night. 

“I managed to redpoint the final 5.14 pitch,” posted Caldwell to Facebook.

However, Caldwell stated that the send was “bittersweet” due to the fact that Jorgeson was unable to send pitch 15. 

“Kevin battled hard on pitch 15 late into the night but came away with another hole in his finger and no send,” wrote Caldwell.

But Jorgeson has not given up on the free ascent, and will continue to try pitch 15. 

For Caldwell, the seven year dream of free climbing the Dawn Wall is finally becoming a reality, as he only has difficulties up to 5.13 between him and the top of El Capitan.


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