Yes, you read that right. Alex Honnold soloed “Yosemite Triple Crown”—Mt. Watkins, El Capitan, and Half Dome—in just 18 hours.
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Alex Honnold has soloed the “Yosemite Triple Crown”—Mt. Watkins, El Capitan, and Half Dome—in just 18 hours. He started up Mt. Watkins at 4 p.m. June 5 and topped out on Half Dome at 10:45 a.m. today. Honnold free climbed about 90 percent of the link-up, aiding only a little bit. He borrowed a chalk bag from some climbers halfway up the Nose of El Capitan after forgetting his. Keep Reading….
“OK,” he said, according to REEL ROCK Film Tour. “That was a big deal.”