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Stories from the Field: Mental Health and the Outdoors

Mar 5, 2019

Mark Synnott is an amazing athlete, writer and father of four. His newest book,"The Impossible Climb: Alex Honnold, El Capitan and The Climbing Life" has just been published and is a must read for those interested in adventure and an outdoor life.  Mark's book delves deep into the history of climbing, free climbing as well as Honnold's historic free climb of El Capitan (seen in the 2019 Oscar winning documentary "Free Solo"). Mark shares his life journey and how he has changed after becoming a father.

Biography from his book: "Mark Synnott is a twenty-year member of the North Face Global Athlete team. He is a frequent contributor to National Geographic magazine and has written for OutsideMen’s JournalRock and Ice, and Climbing. He is also an internationally certified mountain guide and a trainer for the Pararescuemen of the United States Air Force. He lives in the Mt. Washington Valley of New Hampshire'.

To buy the book: Link to the Impossible Climb book