Alex Honnold was at The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival at The Banff Centre in November 2015 for the release of his memoir Alone on the Wall.
Honnold needs little introduction, as he is one of today’s most bold and cutting-edge climbers.
His recent film Free Solo has gone on to win many awards and “had the highest ever opening weekend box office per theater average for a documentary.”
Pretty cool to hear that #FreeSolo had the highest ever opening weekend box office per theater average for a documentary. Huge thanks to everyone who's made it out to a screening so far. More cities coming on line this week! Updated screening… https://t.co/PBe6IJxDN0
— Alex Honnold (@AlexHonnold) October 1, 2018
From solo big-wall speed ascents in Yosemite to first ascents in Patagonia and the first free-solo of University Wall in Squamish, Honnold’s accomplishments have changed the way many climbers approach climbing.
In this Basecamp Podcast, which was produced at The Banff Centre, Gripped editor Brandon Pullan and Honnold discuss the Honnold Foundation, climbing in Canada, life on the road and more.
Partway through the conversation, Honnold talks about one day possibly free-soloing El Capitan.
Visit the link below and scroll to episode 14.