Watch: ’10 Things Alex Honnold Can’t Live Without’

From climbing shoes to noise-canceling headphones, these are climber Alex Honnold’s essentials.

Alex Honnold may be one of the least materialistic famous people around. And this video interview proves it.

In it, he shares his must-have gear when on the road climbing. And it quickly becomes obvious that Honnold prefers to use something until it wears out. His phone, bag, shoes, and more are all several years old and well-used. As long as it gets the job done, he’s happy.

Alex Honnold Interview
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Mallory Paige

Pro Gear Tester Mallory Paige is always up for adventure. Whether motorcycle camping across North America (with her dog in a sidecar!), paddling whitewater in a tiny packraft, or traveling in a van she's always ready to pivot and turn a challenge into an opportunity. When not busy obsessing about gear, she can be found building an off-grid homestead in the remote mountains of Colorado.

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