The Magic of ‘The Alpinist’

By Gregory Crofton Marc-André Leclerc climbs the tallest of mountains, some covered with snow and ice, with no ropes to keep him from falling. Climbers call this free soloing. One mistake and you’re dead, and it wouldn’t be a pretty…

Alex Honnold Climbs 2,500 Foot Mountain Without a Rope

On January 15, 2014, Alex Honnold free-soloed El Sendero Luminoso (The Shining Path) in El Portrero Chico, Mexico in a little over 3 hours. The climb rises 2,500 feet to the summit of El Toro.
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