Alone on the Wall
The life and death-defying feats of Alex Honnold, a visionary climber of the sort that comes along only once in a generation.
Free solo climbing is a high-stakes sport: if you fall, you die. Expert free soloist Alex Honnold isn't afraid to push the limit; one of the most famous adventure athletes in the world, he has pioneered new routes, won awards, and shattered records. Alone on the Wall recounts the seven most astonishing achievements of Honnold's extraordinary life and career, brimming with lessons on living fearlessly, taking risks, and maintaining focus even in the face of extreme danger.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - sarcher - LibraryThing
I don't climb and my immediate thought after hitting the specialized vocabulary on page one was, "I'm in over my head." What I found however, was a careful sprinkling of context and parentheticals ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - breic - LibraryThing
I had to read this after watching the excellent movie, "Free Solo." The movie is much better, with a view into Honnold's climbing, his life and relationships, and the ethics of making a movie about a ... Read full review