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The ascent of Alex Honnold

Mountain climber Alex Honnold seems to defy gravity, scaling sheer, steep rock faces with no rope and apparently no fear. Lara Logan reports. Watch more ...

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Famous free soloist Alex Honnold, profiled on 60 Minutes in 2011. As of 2016, Honnold is still climbing free solo, and still alive.

Alex Honnold Climbs Angola

Alex Honnold is the most accomplished free climber in the world. Angola is a southwest African country that recently emerged from 27 years of bloody civil war.

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Alex Honnold climbing in Angola with VICE.

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