Alex Honnold scaled granite-face El Capitan in 3 hours, 56 minutes
A California rock climber has become the first person to conquer Yosemite's El Capitan without using ropes, USA Today
reports. Alex Honnold, 31, scaled the nearly 3,000-foot peak on Saturday going free solo, meaning he didn't use ropes, harness, or other safety equipment. "This is the...