‘Free Solo’ Is Impossible to Watch Without Covering Your Eyes
Alex Honnold says watching audiences freak out is his ‘favorite part’ of the movie.
Center of Attention: Alex Honnold, El Capitan, and the Media Machine
Alex Honnold talks about his historic rope-free ascent of Yosemite's El Capitan, working with film crews, and what comes next.
Climbing is Good For Getting a Grip
One Brooklyn-based musician gains power and clarity from bouldering.
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Watch People Play ‘Pong’ on a Rock Wall With Augmented Climbing
Augmented reality meets indoor climbing
Gear Physics: The ATC Is Climbing's Cheapest Piece of Gear and Its Most Crucial
A $15 aluminum tube that stands between you and the ground.
The Next Generation of Climbers Wants to Stay Indoors
We went to an indoor climbing conference to see how gyms are changing the sport. Hint: more plastic, less rock, and lots of people talking about millennials.
The Collision of Cartels, Rock Climbing, and Mining in Northern Mexico
One of North America's greatest rock climbing destinations has been held under shady interests for the past century. A dirtbag climber is about to change that.
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Alex Honnold Goes Solar in Angola
In a country whose primary industry is oil, renewable energy has yet to gain a foothold. When they weren’t climbing the uncharted domes and spires of Angola, Alex Honnold and his crew were trying to change that.
FUEL: Rock Climber
We reach new heights and learn about the diet of professional rock climber Alex Honnold, whose jaw-dropping, free-solo climbs have cemented him as one of the most revered climbers in the world.
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Point Break Remake: This Shit’s For Real
Director Ericson Core wanted a “sense of authenticity and real peril” in the movie’s action sequences. So he enlisted a cadre of accomplished athletes to get it.
Crack Climbs & Land Mines: Alex Honnold in Angola - Trailer
Alex Honnold just turned 30 years old, but he's already a climbing legend. His latest challenge? A trip to Angola, virgin climbing territory, to scale peaks that have never been attempted.
The 14-Year-Old Female Rock Climbing Phenom
We spent the day with 14-year-old climbing phenom Ashima Shiraishi as she talked about her ambitions and embarrassed grown men in the gym.