Free soloing means climbing with no rope, a genre that verged into American consciousness in the 1970s. In 2018 it blew up, with Alex Honnold's mind-bending solo of El Capitan and the award-winning film that chronicled it. Let's take a look back.
Accomplished alpinist, rival of Lynn Hill and the first person to onsight solo the Eiger North Face, opens up about her career and nearly dying in the Antarctica.
Destivelle becomes the first woman to receive the award since it began in 2009.