Alex Honnold is a 26 year old rock climber from Sacramento, CA that is not into using ropes. He’s a true free soloist and he’s damn good at it. Alex was the first ever to free solo the northwest face of Half Dome. In this video he does the first ever free solos of The Pheonix, the north face of Sentinel. Hard to Watch | Alex Honnold, Free Solo Climber, on CBS’s 60 Minutes | Unofficial Networks

Hard to Watch | Alex Honnold, Free Solo Climber, on CBS’s 60 Minutes

Hard to Watch | Alex Honnold, Free Solo Climber, on CBS’s 60 Minutes

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Hard to Watch | Alex Honnold, Free Solo Climber, on CBS’s 60 Minutes

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Alex Honnold Interview on CBS’s 60 Minutes.

“What’s Alex’s greatest achievement to date?” – 60 minutes girl

“That he’s still alive.” – John Long (Yosemite Valley rock climbing pioneer)

Alex Honnold is a 26 year old rock climber from Sacramento, CA that is not into using ropes.  He’s a true free soloist and he’s damn good at it.  Alex was the first ever to free solo the northwest face of Half Dome.  In this video he does the first ever free solos of The Pheonix,  the north face of Sentinel.  Alex shines bright in Yosemite Valley and people have noticed.

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“I have pretty big fingers, so it’s hard to get ‘em into a thin crack.”  Alex Honnold

“Show me.” – 60 minutes girl

snicker.

Do you guys think Alex is nuts?  or is he the most badass climber in climbing history?

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