Immerse yourself in the experience of free solo climbing Yosemite’s famous El Capitan alongside Alex Honnold in this breathtaking 360 video.
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.
In the summer of 2017, Nate Murphy made his way to Yosemite to attempt what would be his toughest big wall challenge to date, to climb the 13 pitches of the Shaft Variation on the Muir Wall, 5.13c/8a+.
In November 2016, Pete Whittaker became the first person to solo - all free - El Capitan in under 24 hours, finishing in 20 hours and 6 minutes. Rope Solo Free climbing is a sport that few people know about and even fewer people do.
This past November, BD Athletes Babsi Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher went to battle on one of El Cap's most formidable free routes. With some of the hardest climbing in the Valley crammed into 16-pitches, the Zodiac (5.13d) had only seen two previous ascents ... until Babsi and Jacopo showed up.
La Sportiva athlete Jorg Verhoeven makes the annual pilgrimage to Yosemite, California to attempt the 2nd free ascent of "The Dihedral Wall" (VI 5.14a) on El Capitan.
Alex talks about his free solo climb of the El Capitan rock face, his process when getting ready to do a big climb and his National Geographic documentary.
Vom 25. - 30.4.17 konnten Silvan Schüpbach und Dimitri Vogt die Route Muir Wall freiklettern. Während 6 Tagen in der 1000m hohen Wand des El Capitans, kletterten die beiden Schweizer alle 33 Seillängen bis 5.13c (8a+) frei.
In this exclusive short film we get an sneak preview at the soon to be released feature film "Pete Whittaker, without a partner, a film about climbing alone."
Dem Superman des Klettersports, Adam Ondra, gelingt es die schwerste Big Wall zu klettern. Er ist nicht nur ein Ausnahmeathlet, sondern überzeugt durch Fokus und Obsession.
Adam Ondra hat in seinem "Ground Up Push" bereits die Hauptschwierigkeiten der "Dawn Wall" erfolgreich hinter sich gebracht und hat nun nur noch 11 "leichte" Seillängen vor sich.
Adam Ondra hält sich noch immer im Yosemite Valley auf, um sich die zweite freie Begehung der "Dawn Wall" am El Capitan zu sichern. Stück für Stück setzt er alle Puzzleteile zusammen und bereitet sich nun schon auf den finalen "Push" vor.
Derzeit befindet sich Adam Ondra im kalifornischen Yosemite Valley, um sich an DER freiklettertechnischen Herausforderung am El Capitan zu stellen: Der "Dawn Wall", die so medienwirksam im vergangenen Jahr durch Tommy Caldwell und Kevin Jorgeson erstmals frei geklettert werden konnte.
Adidas Outdoor Athlete, Libby Sauter (with first-time partner, Alix Morris), busts out the lariat setting the female speed record on El Cap's legendary Salathe Wall, Yosemite Valley.
On October 2nd Dave Allfrey, Skiy Detray and Cheyne Lempe set off to climb a classic aid route in Yosemite. Using grit, gear and a vast skill set they set off.
In October of 2014, Jorg Verhoeven spent 30 days in Yosemite Valley, California with one goal in mind; Make a free ascent of The Nose (5.14), on El Capitan, arguably one of the world's most famous climbs.
In spring 2015 Bron and Jacob Cook made their second trip to Yosemite. They teamed up with Chris Bevins to climb El Capitan using only their hands and feet! They spent 6 days and 5 nights living on the wall, climbing "Freerider" (5.13a).
She's been trad climbing for only three years, but The North Face & Petzl Athlete, Emily Harrington didn't let that sway her from the magnetic pull of El Capitan's "Golden Gate" (5.13 VI).
Get ready to climb El Capitan, a 3,000 foot rock wall in Yosemite National Park, California. Join legendary climbers Alex Honnold, Lynn Hill and Tommy Caldwell as they scale the sheer vertical face at g.co/treks.
Prior to getting on the Dawn Wall in Yosemite National Park, the most difficult "Big Wall" objective in the world, Kevin Jorgeson had a very different climbing focus and style. It all changed when he was approached by Tommy Caldwell to partner up and take on the impossible.