TED - How I climbed a 3,000-foot vertical cliff -- without ropes | Alex Honnold

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Alex Honnold
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Sunday, October 28, 2018

How I climbed a 3,000-foot vertical cliff -- without ropes | Alex Honnold

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.

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