Adam Ondra made the second free ascent of the Dawn Wall on El Capitan.

11:03 p.m. on November 21, 2016 (EST)
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Today, 23-year-old climbing phenom Adam Ondra made the second free ascent of the Dawn Wall on El Capitan.

safe_image.php?d=AQDL69K8V0fTBg-W&w=476&How Adam Ondra Pulled Off the Dawn WallThe best climber in the world just conquered one of the hardest routes in the world in record time.


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2:12 p.m. on November 22, 2016 (EST)
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Ondra. Not much he can't do when he goes beast mode. What a boss.

Like his peers before him, he represents a very exciting possibility. Ondra extends the definition of what is considered possible. As in...

"Did you hear someone just freed the Dawn Wall in 8 days"

"Not possible. You've been lied to."

"It was Ondra."

"Oh, Okay...Yeah, that makes sense."

10:00 a.m. on November 23, 2016 (EST)
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Ya, Adam is probably the best in the world right now, depending on how you judge it. 

2:24 p.m. on November 23, 2016 (EST)
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I didn't quite understand the process. Did he free climb each day (covering each pitch) and then use ropes to rappel back down to his portaledge? And once a pitch or section has been free-climbed, it can be skipped the next day?

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