The act of climbing continuous cracks in the rock often requiring specific techniques and protection methods.
Making progress by means of jamming hands and feet in fissures in the rock.
Climbing utilizing the natural fissures in the rock for hand- and footholds
A special set of moves used to lodge or wedge a climber's body, hands or feet in cracks in the rock. El Capitan features many off-width cracks requiring the placement of protection when ascending.
Free climbing up a rock by wedging one's hands and feet into a crack in the rock and pulling upward.