With a month in the Fins ahead of her, Paige Claassen set her sights on "Algorithm," a project she put down surprisingly fast. First climbed by fellow La Sportiva athlete Jonathan Siegrist in 2012, Claassen's send marks the first repeat of the route, proposed as 5.14d/9a by Siegrist.
Climbing To Bolt Or Not To Be (5.14a) in Smith Rock is like learning over 100 choreographed moves of a difficult dance. Nina Caprez shares her story of working her way up all 40 meters of perfectly smooth, vertical wall.
Imagine being by yourself in the dead center of a 3,000-foot vertical cliff -- without a rope to catch you if you fall. For professional rock climber Alex Honnold, this dizzying scene marked the culmination of a decade-long dream. In a hair-raising talk, he tells the story of how he summited Yosemite's El Capitan, completing one of the most dangerous free solo climbs ever.
"Climbing is a conduit to focus, to challenge and, to give back..." Molly Mitchell gives us a window into her life, her struggles, inspirations and what drives her to climb hard. Watch, as she takes on her latest project: "Gild the Lily" (5.14a)
From award-winning documentary filmmaker E. Chai Vasarhelyi and world-renowned photographer and mountaineer Jimmy Chin, comes FREE SOLO, a stunning, intimate and unflinching portrait of free soloist climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the world’s most famous rock... the 3,200ft El Capitan in Yosemite National Park... without a rope.