Alex Honnold

Professional climber; author, 'Alone on the Wall'

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Alex Honnold on KCRW

Alex Honnold was whistling as he scaled the 3000 foot granite monolith of Yosemite’s El Capitan. He did it with just climbing shoes, a bag of chalk, and his bare hands.

What it's like climbing El Capitan without ropes or safety gear

Alex Honnold was whistling as he scaled the 3000 foot granite monolith of Yosemite’s El Capitan. He did it with just climbing shoes, a bag of chalk, and his bare hands.

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Seven years ago, Alex Honnold climbed the northwest face of Yosemite’s Half Dome in just under three hours.

Alone on the Wall

Seven years ago, Alex Honnold climbed the northwest face of Yosemite’s Half Dome in just under three hours.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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