Climbing Without A Rope: Extreme Rock Climber Alex Honnold

“Why do you want to climb Mount Everest?” George Mallory – “Because it’s there.”

Alex Honnold is the predominant “free solo” climber around (climbing without a rope) and while he certainly isn’t conquering Mount Everest, the only realistic explanation for why he does what he does is the above quote.

Icebreaker:

Ascending El Sendero Luminoso in El Potrero Chico, Mexico:

2011 Feature on 60 Minutes:

Alone on the Wall (by National Geographic Adventure TV series First Ascent and Sender Films):

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