Alex Honnold visited South Africa for a month this winter and we had the opportunity to interview him during his short visit to Montagu in September.
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Alpinists Matt Helliker and Jon Bracey go climbing in Alaska, Alex Honnold talks about his record-breaking solo of a Yosemite Triple, speed record of the Nose with Hans Florine, and a free ascent of a Yosemite Triple with Tommy Caldwell.
Honnold was attempting something no one had done before: climb the three biggest rock faces in the California park in succession, alone, and in less than 24 hours.
On June 5 and 6, 2012 Alex Honnold made the first ever solo link up of Yosemite’s Mt Watkins, El Capitan, and Half Dome, climbing 95% free solo with a few points of aid. He finished the solo triple in 18 hours 50 minutes.
Alex Honnold has soloed the “Yosemite Triple Crown”—Mt. Watkins, El Capitan, and Half Dome—in just 18 hours.
Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold have pulled off an extraordinary feet of endurance free-climbing in Yosemite Valley.
Interesting video on Alex Honnold and soloing
Alex Honnold and Hans Florine missed the Nose record by 45 seconds.