Alex Honnold is a climbing prodigy, and now he is taking on the greatest challenge of his free solo career: climbing Yosemite’s Triple Crown in 24 hours. Mt. Watkins, The Nose, and The Regular Half Face of Half Dome make up almost 7000 feet of sheer cliff, not to mention the hiking that Alex will have to do between each. He will not use any safety lines and still aims to break the time record for the Triple Crown, a feat that could either end in awesome glory or awful death. Tonight on Die Trying: Yosemite Death Climb, we follow this daredevil through the feat of his life, recording both his actions and his words. Here are a couple words by the man himself on his triple threat climb:
Be sure to tune in tonight Wednesday, June 23 at 9P to learn more about Alex Honnold and his death-defying, record-breaking climbs that have put him at the forefront of one of the most dangerous sports out there: free solo climbing.
If you want to see Alex Honnold in his element before the episode premiers, check out this video of him testing himself on the Luminance boulder in Bishop, California which he named “Too Big to Flail”: