Tag Archives: free solo

Ueli Steck is a Swiss Machine

This video features Ueli and Alex Honnold climbing El Capitan together, as well as some amazing shots of Ueli speed alpine climbing. This clip is from the Reel Rock Video Tour. My favorite comment from the youtube clip is: what happens when two really awesome people meet: Honnold:”nice to meet you” Steck: “nice to meet […]

Extreme Conditions: El Capitan, Yosemite

This is an insane video from the Weather Channel that talks about the extreme conditions rock climbers face on their ascent of El Capitan. It makes Alex Honnold’s free solo seem even more crazy, but the weather didn’t look that bad that day.

Alex Honnold Free Soloing Half Dome

Alex Honnold is widely regarded as the best free solo climber in the world, and he recently free soloed the Northwest face of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park. Obviously Half Dome is one of the most famous spots for rock climbers in the world, but Alex is the only person in recent memory to […]