Dean Potter walking a highline at Cathedral Peak in Yosemite. Potter appears to walk on the moon as he traverses the highline.
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Dean Potter talks with prAna mindfulness ambassador Mark Coleman about death
In a wild and dangerous ascent,Dean Potter and his climbing partner Sean Leary set the speed record for climbing up the Nose Route of Yosemite Valley’s El Capitan.
Dean Potter has crossed the Enshi Grand Canyon in China’s Hubei Province on a rope just two centimetres thick.
Much of the show is about Potter’s pioneering work in the development of wingsuit design. “The theme is really innovation in human flying,” explains Potter.
Recently, we at Alpinist picked the brains of the speediest climbers to learn more about speed climbing and how it fits into our grade-crazy community.
The Le Conte boulder, also known as the House Keeping boulder, is in Yosemite Valley, California. For more than a decade, I’d been trying to figure out the proudest, tallest line on the block, with no luck.
Dean Potter is characterized by creativity, commitment and challenge. He started climbing as a child, with a free solo fall from a stone wall as one of his earliest memories. Since that time, he has speed soloed Half Dome and El Capitan, Cerro Torre, and Fitzroy.