Jimmy Chin

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Birthday
12, 1973
Birthplace
Mankato, MN
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
12, 1973 (age 45)
Birthplace
Mankato, MN

About

Professional photographer and rock climber whose work has been commissioned by National Geographic. He joined the Altitude Everest Expedition as a climber and expedition photographer in 2007.

Before Fame

Early in his career, he partnered with North Face to climb the Karakoram Mountains.

Trivia

In 2017, he was one of the first people to complete a rope-free ascent of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park.

Family Life

He married documentary filmmaker Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi in 2013.

Associated With

He climbed the remote Chang Tang Plateau with fellow climber Conrad Anker.