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See the Moment Climbers Complete Historic El Capitan Ascent

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Tommy Caldwell completes the historic Dawn Wall free climb.
Tommy Caldwell completes the historic Dawn Wall free climb.Bligh Gillies / Big UP Productions / Aurora Photos

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After 19 treacherous days, Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson reached the summit of Yosemite's El Capitan after free climbing up the Dawn Wall. The historic achievement marked the culmination of years of planning and preparation for the climbing pair.

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Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson hug after completing their Dawn Wall free climb.Bligh Gillies / Big UP Productions / Aurora Photos

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