Alexander J. Honnold is an American rock climber best known for his free solo ascents of big walls. He has broken a number of speed records, most notably including the only known solo climb of the Yosemite Triple crown, an 18 hour 50 minute link up of Mt. Watkins, The Nose, and the Regular Northwest Face of Half Dome. He and Hans Florine are the current record holders for the Nose with a time of 2:23:51. Honnold says he likes tall, long routes and he tries to do them quickly. Check out the equipment and gear Alex uses and see what influences and inspires him through his reading list and extensive interviews and videos.