Cuddling with Alex Honnold

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Wednesday | July 22, 2020

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The CDUL (pronounced: cuddle)

alex honnold and tommy caldwell stand atop a mountain in colorado

Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell are some of climbing's biggest heroes. Yesterday, they climbed a little higher toward legend status - as if they didn't already have it on lock.

In what they are calling the Continental Divide Ultimate Linkup, Alex and Tommy climbed, hiked, and scrambled for 36 hours. Fueled by midnight Chipotle burritos and iPhone flashlights, the pair completed what is almost guaranteed to be the gnarliest linkup of 2020. Read it - 5 minutes