Well-known for his climbing feats, he ascended the Western Buttress, Dihedral Wall structure, Dawn Wall structure, and Triple Crown of Un Capitan in Yosemite Country wide Park (California) and in addition tackled Colorado’s Flex Luthor and Kryptonite walls. Early in his profession, he journeyed to Longs Maximum, Colorado, and climbed The Honeymoon vacation has ended V, that includes a quality of 5.13. While adventuring overseas, he was captured by people of Kyrgyzstan rebel makes and survived the ordeal by pressing his captor off the medial side of the mountain. His distressing experience can be recounted in the nonfiction function Over the Advantage: THE REAL Tale of Four American Climbers’ Kidnap and Get away in the Mountains of Central Asia. From 2003 until 2010, he was wedded to fellow climber Beth Rodden. Pursuing his divorce from Rodden, he wedded Rebecca Pietsch and fathered a boy called Fitz. He and Conrad Anker are both popular mountain climbers.