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Climber Alex Honnold Describes How He Climbed A 3,000-Foot Vertical Cliff With No Ropes

You’d have a difficult time finding a climber more skilled and experienced than Alex Honnold. In a sport that is arguably one of the most nerve-wracking and dangerous in the world, Honnold has made some insane climbs. However, none of them compare to when he free soloed Yosemite’s El Capitan. With nothing but his hands, feet …

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VIDEO: Scaling The World’s Highest Rock Climbing Wall Is As Terrifying As You’d Imagine

What this climbing wall lacks in length, it more than makes up for it in how insanely high it is in the air. Suspended 4,000-feet in the air by a hot air balloon, this is a climb that’s as impressive as it is terrifying. Climbers Daniel Krug, Hank Caylor, and Max Fanning take on the challenge …

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VIDEO: Climbing Angel Falls Is Equal Parts Beautiful And Terrifying

It’d be a hard task to find anything more beautiful than Angel Falls. Located in Venezuela, this 3,212-foot tall waterfall might be even more dangerous than it is pretty to look at — if you’re climbing it. National Geographic follows biologist Federico Pisani and his climbing partner as they make the treacherous climb up the falls. …

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Here’s How a Stunning Photo of a Rock Climber During the Total Eclipse Was Captured

While most people were worried about finding a pair of glasses for the eclipse earlier this week, adventure photographers Ted Hesser and Andrew Studer were figuring out how to create the perfect photo. From the viral image that followed, we’d say they accomplished what they set out for with their silhouetted image of climber Tommy …

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VIDEO: Rock Climber Lucky to Be Alive After Falling Off Cliff for the Perfect Photo

There are tons of people who have risked their lives all in the name of the perfect photo opportunity. With the ever increasing need to post a picture that no one else has to social media, many people are willing to put themselves in danger for another follower. Take this Chinese man, for instance. The …

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