By Alex Honnold
'Riveting...Honnold is neither loopy nor reckless. Alone at the Wall finds him to be an totally specific and intensely beautiful younger man.' Jon Krakauer
A twelve-year-old child within the viewers raised his hand and requested, 'Aren't you afraid you're gonna die?'
Without lacking a beat, Alex shot again, 'We've all gotta die occasionally. it's possible you'll besides move big.'
Alex Honnold is 28 years previous, and maybe the world's top 'free solo' climber, scaling most unlikely rock faces with out ropes, pitons or and help of any type. there's a purity to Alex's climbs that's effortless to appreciate, yet most unlikely to fathom; within the final 40 years, just a handful of climbers have driven 'free soloing' to the razor fringe of hazard.
Half of them are useless.
From Yosemite's recognized part Dome to the frighteningly tough El Sendero Luminoso in Mexico, on my own at the Wall is dependent round Alex's seven so much impressive hiking achievements to this point. those are stories to make your hands sweat and your toes curl with vertigo. jointly, they get to the guts of ways - and why - Alex does what he does. fascinating, uplifting and actually awe-inspiring, Alone at the Wall is a e-book in regards to the crucial truths of probability and gift, and the power to keep up a unique concentration, even within the face of maximum hazard.
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