Alex Honnold’s “Alone on the Wall,” reviewed by Gregory Crouch

Alone on the Wall copyAlex Honnold is probably the most interesting climber active in the world today.

Here’s “Free Spirit,” my review of Honnold’s new book Alone on the Wall (co-authored by David Roberts) in the November 28 & 29, 2015 edition of The Wall Street Journal.



41QKpVp2xkLTo present my credentials to comment on climbing, here’s my alpine memoir, Enduring Patagonia (Random House, 2001), my attempt to crack open the world of cutting edge alpinism for a general readership.



Here’s the full list of book reviews I’ve done for The WSJ, The Washington Post, NPR Books, and elsewhere.

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  1. Congratulations on yet another great piece in this morning’s Wall Street Journal! Interesting, informative, insightfully presented, and effectively conveying spirit and sense of adventure—As in all Greg Crouch books and reviews! The Best Part of the WSJ!

    Steve & Patty Michiels

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