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Tommy Caldwell uses "tiny razorblade edges" in the rock wall to support his body weight on El Capitan's Dawn Wall. Brett Lowell/Red Bull Media House hide caption

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'It Looked Impossible': New Film Follows Free Climbers Up The 'Dawn Wall'

Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson were the first to free climb to the top of the southeastern face of Yosemite's El Capitan. "It's as sheer and as vertical as the side of a skyscraper," Jorgeson says.

Tommy Caldwell uses "tiny razorblade edges" in the rock wall to support his body weight on El Capitan's Dawn Wall. Brett Lowell/Red Bull Media House hide caption

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'It Looked Impossible': New Film Follows Free Climbers Up The 'Dawn Wall'

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