Alonso Rodriguez

Growing up near Yosemite I always knew that I wanted to walk in the clouds with the giant granite monoliths. I started rock climbing in February of 2017 inside a gym in hopes of one day climbing in Yosemite. I climbed for years and got into many other adventure sports such as mountaineering, skydiving, skiing, backpacking and even rope jumping. Nothing ignited as much of a fire within me as much as highlining did. I successfully walked my first highline on December 31 of 2017 and was hooked for life! Since then I have gone to learn many styles of slacklining and am loving the sport more and more each day. The feeling of flow state up on a highline is unlike anything I have ever experienced. It is extremely addicting! This is only the beginning for me. I plan to push the limits of highlining much farther :)

Born: November 6, 1995

Alonso Rodriguez - raed team athlete


December 2017: Walked my first highline at 20 meters long

November 2019: Head rigger on the project to rig every single line at Yosemite Valley’s Taft point (6 lines total)

January 2020: Head rigger for California’s longest highline (500 meters)

May 2020: Head rigger of California’s longest highline (600 meters) Broke my own record

June2020: Established a new highline area in the Mojave Desert (10 highlines ranging from 40 meters - 600 meters)

July 2020: Head rigger at the cliffs waterline gathering in Sequoia National Park (over 50 participants)

August 2020: Head rigger for Sequoia National Park’s longest highline (310 meters)

August 2020: Assisted with the re-bolting of the Lost Arrow Spire in Yosemite Valley

August 2020: First Ascent of the biggest spire line in North America (260 meters long) at Chimney Spire in Sequoia National Park

September 2020: Became the first person to send every line at Yosemite’s Taft Point in under 24 hours! I also did a 65 meter ropeswing in those 24 hours :)

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