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This Saturday, June 3, 2017, photo provided by National Geographic shows Alex Honnold atop El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, Calif., after he became the first person to climb alone to the top of the massive granite wall without ropes or safety gear. National Geographic recorded Honnold's historic ascent, saying the 31-year-old completed the "free solo" climb Saturday in nearly four hours. The event was documented for an upcoming National Geographic feature film and magazine story. (Jimmy Chin/National Geographic via AP)
This Saturday, June 3, 2017, photo provided by National Geographic shows Alex Honnold atop El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, Calif., after he became the first person to climb alone to the top of the massive granite wall without ropes or safety gear. National Geographic recorded Honnold's historic ascent, saying the 31-year-old completed the "free solo" climb Saturday in nearly four hours. The event was documented for an upcoming National Geographic feature film and magazine story. (Jimmy Chin/National Geographic via AP)

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Rock climber, Alex Honnold, became the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite's iconic El Capitan.

Climber scales El Capitan without ropes

Rock climber, Alex Honnold, became the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite's iconic El Capitan.