Jorg Verhoeven claims first repeat of Dihedral Wall in Yosemite

After 5 days Jorg Verhoeven, climbing with his wife Katharina Saurwein, has carried out the first repeat of Dihedral Wall on El Capitan in Yosemite. Until this repeat the route had only been free climbed by Tommy Caldwell who in, 2004, established what was then considered the most difficult big wall climb in the Yosemite Valley.

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