Two climbers complete historic ascent of Yosemite's El Capitan in California

LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) - Two men completed a historic climb to the summit of the 900-metre El Capitan rock formation in Yosemite National Park on Wednesday without climbing tools, a spokesman said.

Mr Tommy Caldwell and Mr Kevin Jorgeson made it to the top of El Capitan at 3.30 pm local time, spokesman Jess Clayton said in an email.

They have become the first to climb El Capitan's so-called Dawn Wall without bolts or climbing tools, she said.