Selected El Cap Free Timeline
2009: Ueli Steck nearly onsights Golden Gate, falling on a wet 5.11 move.
2010: Leo Houlding and Jason Pickles establish The Prophet 5.14ax.
2012: Hazel Findlay and James Mchaffie make the second free ascent of the Premuir; she is the first female to send it.
2014: Pete Whittaker flashes Freerider.
2015: Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson free the Dawn Wall 5.14d.
2016: Adam Ondra repeats the Dawn Wall in eight days. Pete Whittaker rope-solos Freerider free in a day.
2017: Alex Honnold free-solos Freerider
5.13 in 3:56:00. Rob Miller and Roby Rudolf establish The Direct
Line 5.13+ near The Nose. Babsi Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher make the second free ascent of Magic Mushroom 5.14a.
2018: Keita Kurakami and Connor Herson free The Nose. Sonnie Trotter adds variation to El Nino called Pineapple Express 5.13b/c.
2019: Babsi Zangerl, Jacopo Larcher and
Seb Berthe all free The Nose. Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold open a new 5.13 up El Cap, but have yet to name it.