Alex Honnold Breaks Down Famous Rock Climbing Scenes: Watch

Was Tom Cruise’s climbing in ‘Mission: Impossible 2’ realistic? Alex Honnold analyzes iconic movie climbing scenes from ‘Star Trek’ to ‘Cliff Hanger.’

For GQ, Honnold watches a bunch of scenes that involve climbing. Some are realistic, some are not, and Honnold calls out the truth.

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Nate Mitka

Midwest born, Nate Mitka is based in the GearJunkie Denver office. He is an advocate of all outdoor activities and has developed some habits, like running without headphones, eating raw vegetables, and fixing the chain on his ratty old bike.