Follow Alex Honnold’s Two-Year Journey to Achieve the Greatest Feat of Our

Alameda, CA—September 24, 2018—The North Face is excited to announce the FREE SOLO Speaker Series tour, featuring professional athletes Alex Honnold and Jimmy Chin. Through the eyes and lens of filmmaker/climber Jimmy Chin, the audience will follow climber Alex Honnold’s two-year journey to achieve the greatest climbing feat the world has ever seen – climbing 3,200 feet of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park without a rope.

Following the screening of the film FREE SOLO, The North Face athletes and supporting cast from the film will lead a live Q & A discussion about their experiences achieving and documenting around this incredible feat.

View the FREE SOLO trailer here.

All ticket sales from the Free Solo tour will be donated to the Honnold Foundation, a nonprofit founded by Alex Honnold that funds clean energy initiatives around the world.

Cities that will feature the FREE SOLO tour are listed below, including venues and show times. Some showings are subject to change so please visit for the most up-to-date information.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

· New York, NY

Friday, September 28, 2018

· Los Angeles, CA

· New York, NY

Saturday, September 29, 2018

· Denver, CO

Sunday, September 30, 2018

· Boulder, CO

Thursday, October 4, 2018

· Washington, DC

Friday, October 5, 2018

· Boston, MA

Thursday, October 11, 2018

· San Francisco, CA

· Seattle, WA

Friday, October 12, 2018

· Seattle, WA

Saturday, October 13, 2018

· Portland, OR

Friday, October 19, 2018

· Chicago, IL

· Salt Lake City, UT

About The North Face®

The North Face, a division of VF Outdoor, Inc., was founded in 1966 with the goal of preparing outdoor athletes for the rigors of their next adventure. Today we are the world's leading outdoor brand, creating athlete-tested, expedition-proven products that help people explore and test the limits of human potential. We protect our outdoor playgrounds and minimize our impact on the planet through programs that encourage sustainability. The North Face products are available at premium and specialty retail sporting goods stores globally and we are headquartered in California on a LEED Platinum-certified campus. For more information, please visit


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