Alex climbed the route without a rope, onsight and commented after his ascent:
"There were a few chalked holds that I didn't use, they looked like they weren't held on by enough for me to trust."
The following day Alex visited the world famous Spanish sport cliff of Oliana, where he climbed two 8bs, an 8a+ and an 8a in a day.
Alex is well known for his hard ropeless climbs and has made several ground breaking solos in America. Several years ago he also made a short trip to the Peak District where he soloed Gaia (E8) and London Wall (E5) as well as climbing lots of other hard routes with a rope.
Jorg Verhoeven and Katha Saurwein continue in their mission to tick Australia's bucket list climbs, visiting the Grampians... Read more
45 year-old Keswick-based climber Duncan Booth is a familiar name to many, having been an active climber in the... Read more
This week's Friday Night Video is the 5th episode of The Great Wide Open by Jared Leto, featuring Sascha DiGiulian,... Read more
Recently I had the opportunity of making a podcast with Alex Honnold. We talk about lots of things including Kenny Loggins, the... Read more