January 10, 2015
In this Jan. 7, 2015 photo provided by Tom Evans, Kevin Jorgeson climbs Pitch 15 during what has been called the hardest rock climb in the world: a free climb of a El Capitan, the largest monolith of granite in the world, a half-mile section of exposed granite in California's Yosemite National Park. El Capitan rises more than 3,000 feet above the Yosemite Valley floor. The first climber reached its summit in 1958, and there are roughly 100 routes up to the top. (AP Photo/Tom Evans, elcapreport
SAN FRANCISCO — Two men are attempting what has been called the hardest rock climb in the world: a grueling ascent of a half-mile of exposed granite in California’s Yosemite National Park using only their hands and feet.