Free Solo (No Rope) Hero Alex Honnold on the Frozen Peaks of Greenland [VIDEO]

MOVIE NEWS – Greenland is not only one of the last white spots on the climbers’ map, but also a place that is changing dramatically due to global warming and is being watched with concern by scientists. The first two episodes of the three-part NatGeo series “Alex Honnold: On the Frozen Peaks of Greenland” will premiere on February 11 on the National Geographic channel.


About 300 billion tons of ice disappeared from Greenland in 2020 alone, more than at any time since measurements began. In a new series from National Geographic, Alex Honnold, the legendary climber of the Oscar-winning “Free Solo” travels to Greenland to explore the island and conquer its most remote and dangerous peaks, as well as to see first-hand the effects of climate change on the area with a team of scientists. .

Alex Honnold has long dreamed of exploring the unclimbed peaks of Greenland and seeing the effects of climate change with his own eyes in the most remote corner of the world. Now he is embarking on a mission where, together with world-class climbers and scientists, he will attempt to conquer the summit of Ingmikortilaq, a 1,200-meter-high arctic sea cliff that stands out from the icy wilderness. But for Honnold, this expedition is it’s about more than simple climbing. Experience first-hand the impact of climate change in an icy wilderness that is crucial to the future of the planet. Renowned adventurer Aldo Kane, together with his team of glacier explorers and climbers, use state-of-the-art technology to study one of the world’s most dangerous and least-known ice caps and search for the answer to can the ever-faster melting of the arctic ice with unforeseeable consequences be stopped?

The first two episodes of the three-part series will air on Sunday, February 11 at 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m., while the third will air a week later on February 18 at 8:00 p.m. on the National Geographic channel.

Source Disney Plus press release

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