Watch the planet’s favorite untethered climber explain some basics at his level best in this Wired clip.
Most of us could learn a thing or two from Alex Honnold. Whether you’re a new climber or an old hand, there’s a good chance you’ll find something to enjoy about his new explainer video.
In the clip, the globally lauded climber sounds off on topics from minimizing injuries to how to hold a sloper.
He explains sloper technique well, especially for the uninitiated. Then he says, “If you’re reaching to some hold and it feels terrible, you’re like ‘OK, that’s not a great hold.'”
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Runtime: 11 minutes