On June 5 and 6, 2012, Alex Honnold made the first solo link up of Yosemite's Mt. Watkins, El Capitan, and Half Dome, completing the Triple Crown in roughly 18 hours and 50 minutes. It's one of his biggest achievements in the last few years, even though he has pushed the limits on several climbs. As a result, Honnold has gained a higher level of fame than most climbers, appearing on 60 Minutes, the cover of National Geographic, and in Outside. The attention is one of the main reason's Sender Films is following him for Reel Rock 7. They recorded Honnold during his triple because they are working on a movie in which they want to answer one question: "How would fame and celebrity affect Alex in his pursuit of the world’s boldest free solos?"