Tag: alex honnold

Climbing to an Intentional Life

The first time I found myself hanging forty feet above the floor in a climbing gym, I never imagined that such an unlikely position would become a regular part of my life. Or that it would lead to a personal transformation.  I was 58, and life had battered me to the point where I was more than ready for a big change. The kid at the other end of the rope, my son Alex Honnold, would soon go on to become a household name. That day, he handed me a lifeline. 

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Yosemite Climbing Movies Reach New Heights

A climber risks his dream to help a friend. Another risks his life for hard-to-fathom reasons. Yosemite big wall climbing comes alive on the big screen like never before in two new adrenaline-pumping films. Brilliantly filmed and produced, both stories will leave audiences awestruck and breathless.

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Trailer: Free Solo — A Film about Alex Honnold’s Lifelong Dream to Climb El Cap without a Rope

From award-winning documentary filmmaker E. Chai Vasarhelyi and world-renowned photographer and mountaineer Jimmy Chin, comes Free Solo, a stunning, intimate and unflinching portrait of free soloist climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the world’s most famous rock... the 3,200ft El Capitan in Yosemite National Park… without a rope.

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There’s still time for spring skiing at @bvadventure

With over 65 kilometers of groomed paths and a cafe on the trails, it’s a great destination for the whole family.

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Looking to beat the crowds this season for some spring skiing? Just 3 hours from the Bay is Bear Valley Mountain Resort. Our writer @ellasuring explored the area this weekend and was greeted with short lift lines and friendly faces to share in the stoke!

@bearvalleyresort is located between Tahoe and Yosemite and is the perfect casual ski destination for friends and families. With a variety of terrain levels, rentals, a lodge and lots of dining options, it’s the perfect winter getaway.

#california #skiing #snowboarding #winter #mountains #snow #adventure
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🌸 Embrace the vibrant magic of spring in California`s desert state parks! 🌼 Get ready to be amazed by a sea of rainbow colors as the wildflower season blooms in all its glory. 🌈✨ Don`t miss out on this impressive display of nature`s artistry! 🌺🌵⁠ ⁠

Learn more about the bloom at the link in our bio!⁠

© California State Parks, all rights reserved. 2024.⁠


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🏕️ As the popularity of dispersed camping grows, an increasing number of campers are leaving the beaten path. Picture the disappointment of arriving at your chosen adventure spot after hours of planning and travel, only to find it strewn with litter. ⁠

🌿 Let`s safeguard the unspoiled magnificence of our natural surroundings! ⁠

Click the link in our bio 🔗 for five essential tips to ensure your next outdoor escapade respects and preserves the beauty of our wild spaces. ⁠

Photo and story by Krista Houghton
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Disconnect to Reconnect: James Murren shares his annual tradition of a ‘Digital Detox’ in this issue’s Earn Your Beer column. 🌵

This year, he turned to the deserts of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park to reset. Read about his soul-refreshing experience. Cheers to adventure and unplugging! 📵

Featured Brews — The Butcher by @societebrewing and Bigfoot Barleywine-Style Ale by @sierranevada 🍻

Photo by Left Coast Photographer 📸

See the link in our bio to read more. 🔗
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The grand finale of the 23-24 @alpenglowsports Winter Speaker Series is THIS Thursday. Dave Nettle concludes the series with his presentation, “Ski Touring the Tyrol.”

🔹 Event Details:
📅 Date: Thursday, March 7th
🕕 Time: Doors open at 6pm, Show starts at 7pm
📍 Location: Palisades Tahoe Olympic Village Events Center
🎟️ Admission: FREE for all ages!
📺 Livestream: Tune in via Alpenglow Sports’ Youtube Channel

🔗 See link in bio for more info.

Prepare to be transported on a journey through the stunning Tyrol region, filled with humor, expert tips, and breathtaking adventure. Plus, enjoy the lively atmosphere with bar offerings and giveaways, with proceeds benefiting @slowfoodlaketahoe, the nonprofit beneficiary for the evening.

Don’t miss your chance to be part of this unforgettable event and support a great cause! RSVP for the livestream or join them in person!

📸 Dave Nettle

#AlpenglowSpeakerSeries #AdventureAwaits #SkiTyrol #DaveNettle #AlpenglowSports
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