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Alex Honnold Makes an Appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live

At this point, it’s impossible to not know of climbing superstar Alex Honnold, and thanks to his new film Free Solo, he’s everywhere. Recently, he made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live in what appears to be a climbing showdown between him and Kimmel’s security guard Guillermo. But for an added twist, instead of Yosemite’s El Capitan, it’s the El Capitan Theater. The race between the two should be stacked since they’re both suited up in North Face gear—is that the secret ingredient to successfully free soloing El Cap?

RELATED: Alex Honnold Gives Ted Talk on Yosemite Free Solo

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“Swiss Mishap” is the Most Terrifying Thing You’ve Seen In a While
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“Swiss Mishap” is the Most Terrifying Thing You’ve Seen In a While

“Swiss Mishap” is the Most Terrifying Thing You’ve Seen In a While

If Chris Gurksy was searching for a thrill when he signed up for his first ever attempt at hang-gliding, he got exactly that. The Florida-based photographer was on holiday with his wife in Switzerland when he found himself some 4,000 feet in the air hanging on for dear life after the pilot he booked the flight with forgot to attach him to the glider.  Related: Jean-Baptiste Paragliding As Wild As Candide’s “One of Those Days” The footage is as amazing as it is terrifying, yet Chris seems

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Video: A Gnarly First Ascent On An Ephemeral Colorado Ice Route
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Video: A Gnarly First Ascent On An Ephemeral Colorado Ice Route

Video: A Gnarly First Ascent On An Ephemeral Colorado Ice Route

Ice climbing is a whole lot more than just swinging ice tools into frozen water: it’s a patient game of chess, waiting for elusive conditions, and then pouncing on an opportunity to climb dreamy (or nightmarish) routes. This fall, in an area high in the alpine in Rocky Mountain National Park outside Estes Park, CO, a small group of adventurous alpinists discovered all-time conditions on routes that had never been climbed before. RELATED: Follow David Lama on His Most Ambitious Solo Climb

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American Alpine Club to Introduce Outreach for Veterans and Active Duty Military
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American Alpine Club to Introduce Outreach for Veterans and Active Duty Military

American Alpine Club to Introduce Outreach for Veterans and Active Duty Military

The American Alpine Club (AAC), is proud to be announcing new membership options and proactive outreach with active-duty military and veterans. Following the advocacy that began as far back as World War II, with the famed 10th Mountain Division, the nation’s oldest climbing non-profit has big plans for 2019. This will manifest itself through discounted club memberships for service members, veteran-focused climbing events, and the promotion of wellness through climbing. It’s an initiative that