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Alex McKiernan

The author on the approach to Washington Column with Half Dome in the background, 2015. [Photo] Alex McKiernan collection

The Prow

Alex McKiernan suffered a spinal cord injury from a car crash in 2014 and he has slowly regained some use of his legs since then. In this story from Alpinist 60, he details the path of his recovery, and how he climbed a Yosemite big wall in 2016.