National Geographic : 2011 May
Jorgeson (at left) and Caldwell live in a "portaledge" 1,500 feet above the valley for up to two weeks when working on a route. The best amenities in their studio in the sky? A French press for coffee and iPhones (charged with a solar panel). On the ground, climbers commune in legendary Camp 4, including the section where search-and-rescue workers live (below).