Climbers top Yosemite's El Capitan in historic free-climb on MLK Jr birthday - Grand Rapids Holidays | Examiner.com

 January 15 marks two auspicious events: the birth of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., and the climbing of Yosemite's El Capitan. Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson scaled the Dawn Wall, a 3,000-foot sheer rock face with nothing but their bare hands and safety harnesses. The historic feat is the first ever "free-climb" of the treacherous rock formation, said the Associated Press Jan. 15. Climbers top Yosemite's El Capitan in historic free-climb on MLK Jr birthday

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