What Nobody Is Saying About the Dawn Wall

Here is a great blog article about what the general criticisms of Dawn Wall include.

Fringe's Folly

So, the Dawn Wall project is obviously the coolest, most groundbreaking, awe-inspiring, mind-blowing thing in the climbing world right now.  Tommy Caldwell is a freaking animal, and as hard a worker as you can find in the pantheon of professional climbers.  And as far as I can tell, Kevin Jorgeson went straight from top-notch boulderer to world-class runout vertical granite tickytackytechy big wall free climber – as impressive a transformation as I can imagine.  What the guys are accomplishing up on the Captain right now is literally out of this world.  I can’t wait to see them send, to watch the video footage, to click on the various newsreels that display their step by step progress each day on the interweb.

And yet, no matter how hard I try to shut my overly-critical brain of its latent cynicism, I can’t help but feel like something about this whole thing is…

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