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Honnold's Hardest Big Wall Solo - Gripping! Video

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Back in January we reported on Alex Honnold's mind-blowing solo of the 15 pitch/500m El Sendero Luminoso at Potrero Chico, Mexico.

The climb is highly technical and very sustained with 11 out of the 15 pitches being in the 5.12-range (7a+-7c)!

Here is some slo-mo footage of Alex on pitch 7 from REEL ROCK.... gripping. The full film will be released soon - watch this space.


Alex Honnold is sponsored by: Black Diamond, Clif bar, La Sportiva, New England Ropes and The North Face


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Alex Honnold is a professional rock climber whose audacious free-solo ascents of America’s biggest cliffs have made him one of the most recognised and followed climbers in the world. A gifted but hard-working...

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7 Feb, 2014
Oddly annoying in slow motion; gives no idea of how hard he's finding it. Let's hope the full film is shot sensibly (assuming it's desirable to have it shot at all, but that's another question). jcm
7 Feb, 2014
amazing footage . still kinda ironic that new England rope sponsor a soloist
7 Feb, 2014
disappointing to see such a high profile climber not wearing a helmet. A poor example to set. ;)
7 Feb, 2014
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7 Feb, 2014
What has he done on grit?
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