Free Soloing – Alex Honnold

Clinging to the side of a mountain, over 2000 feet above solid earth, no ropes, no safety harness, only his knowledge of a mountain face and his unparallelled skill stand between him and the unthinkable. It’s called free soloing, and Alex Honnold is the best free solo climber in the world. Less than 1 percent of climbers solo; it is so dangerous. He is the only person known to scale the north west face of Half Dome.  I won’t even try to characterize what Mr. Honnold does or how adept he is at it except to say it’s impressive. Watch the 60 Minutes piece on Alex Honnold for yourself… [continue]


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