• VOTD: How ‘Free Solo' Filmed the Treacherous Rock Climb Without Ropes

    9 days ago - By Slash Film

    Have you heard of Free Solo? There's a chance you might have since there's a lot of buzz about this documentary that follows rock climber Alex Honnold as he attempts to complete a free solo climb (which is without any ropes, harnesses or other safety equipment) up the 3,000-foot vertical rock formation known as El Capitan in Yosemite National Park in California. That's a tall order, no pun intended, but almost as challenging was being able to capture this club without disrupting the climber himself.
    In a new video, directors Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin explain how they and...
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