The Impossible Climb: A Personal History of Alex Honnold's

The Impossible Climb: A Personal History of Alex Honnold's Free Solo of El Capitan and a Climbing Life Advance Praise for The Impossible ClimbWith the possible exception of the lunar landings, free soloing El Capitan may rank as one of the most audaciousand terrifyingthings a human being has ever done Synnotts narrative plasters you a , foot granite cliff and doesnt let you go until the climb is done It is one of the most compelling accounts of a climb and the climbing ethos that Ive ever read Sebastian Junger,New York Timesbestselling author of Tribe, War,and The Perfect StormMark Synnott s The Impossible Climb is to climbing what William Finnegan s Barbarian Days is to surfing John Long, writer, producer, and pioneer of free solo rock climbing Immensely enjoyable Tapping his own impressive mountaineering resume, Mark Synnott dives deep into the rebellious counterculture of extreme climbing to get inside the head of Alex Honnold, the planet s foremost rock climber What motivated Honnold to free climb El Capitan without a rope Because it s there doesn t come close to explaining it Synnott s The Impossible Climb does Andy Hall, author of Denali s HowlOne of the most compelling accounts of a climb and the climbing ethos that I ve ever read Sebastian JungerThe Impossible Climb climaxes with Alex Honnold s unprecedented, almost unimaginable feat a , foot vertical climb up El Capitan in Yosemite, without a rope Mark Synnott tells the story in the context of a deeply reported account of his ten year friendship with Honnold, multiple climbing expeditions, and the climbing ethos they shareThe climbing community had long considered a free solo ascent of El Capitan an impossible feat so far beyond human limits that it was not worth thinking about When Alex Honnold topped out at am on June having spent fewer than four hours on his historic ascent, the world gave a collective gasp His friend Tommy Caldwell, who free climbed with a rope the nearby Dawn Wall in , called Alex 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