With an image of Alex Honnold on Half Dome’s Thank God Ledge gracing its cover, National Geographic‘s latest issue takes a look at a “new generation of superclimbers…pushing the limits in Yosemite”. If you don’t subscribe to Nat Geo or aren’t inclined to go pick up a copy you’re in luck since most of the content featured within the magazine is already online along with a few bonus videos.
A scanned version of the feature article by Mark Jenkins can be downloaded here or read here on the Nat Geo website. In addition, there is a photo gallery with images from the likes of Mikey Schaefer and Jimmy Chin as well as a trio of videos going behind the scenes with Chin, free soloing with Alex Honnold, and highlining with Dean Potter. There’s also a cool interactive map showing the lines of a few routes up El Cap.