Question: What route did Alex Honnold climb?

Alex Honnold is one of the best and most inspiring free climbers of the current climbing generation. In June 2017, he climbed El Capitan in the Yosemite Valley on the Freerider route without rope or protection.

What route does Alex climb in free solo?

Freerider route On June 3, 2017, he made the first free solo ascent of El Capitan, completing the 2,900-foot (884m) Freerider route (5.12d VI) in 3 hours and 56 minutes.

What is the hardest pitch on freerider?

For me, the first Endurance corner, graded 5.11c, is the hardest pitch on the route. Most of the pitch is climbed on killer-hands but at the end it turns into desperate finger-locks that I usually end up laybacking in bad style despite good intentions.

How fast did Alex Honnold climb El Capitan?

On 6 June 6 2018 American climbers Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell became the first to climb The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite in under two hours. 1 hour, 58 minutes and 7 seconds to be exact, an impressive and terrifying time, which finally broke the symbolic 2-hour barrier.

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