[Best of Vegas 2018]

Best Outdoor Star: Alex Honnold

He climbed El Capitan in under two hours.
Photo: Wade McAferty

He’s most famous for daring ropeless climbs (known as “free solos”) and for record-breaking feats (a sub-two-hour climb of El Capitan at Yosemite). Honnold lives in Las Vegas, so you might see him on the trails, but don’t be scared: The international sensation is a super-nice guy.

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