Jorgeson examining his hands just a few days into the climb. The condition of the climbers’ hands and fingertips was one of the major variables on the Dawn Wall. Rest days were built into the schedule so their hands and skin could heal between climbs.
Highest Uninterrupted Waterfall - seen here from below is Angel Falls (Salto Ángel or Kerepakupai Vená) in Canaima National Park, Venezuela. It is the world’s highest uninterrupted waterfall with a height of 979 m ft) and a plunge of 807 m ft).