/ NEWS: New Women's El Cap record for Mayan and Libby

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UKC News - on 02 Oct 2013
Mayan Smith-Gobat, 4 kbIn yet more Yosemite news, Kiwi climber Mayan Smith-Gobat and American Libby Sauter have set a new women's speed record for The Nose on El Capitan, climbing the route in an astonishing 5 hours and 39 minutes.

Mayan held the previous record which she set last year with Chantel Astorga - 7...

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=68385
Offwidth - on 02 Oct 2013
In reply to UKC News: More impressive it was timed to pre-date her talk at facelift: what an introduction! Her talk was more on Punks in The Gym and freeing Salathe.
tommytuffa - on 02 Oct 2013
In reply to UKC News:

Here is a pic of Lib in Indian Creek

http://www.ukclimbing.com/images/dbpage.html?id=199142

Lib held the speed record with Chantel Astorga at 10.40 in 2011
She worked for the Yosemite Search and Rescue team for three years and as well as setting speed record she is probably the second women to have completed the Nose/NW reg route link up.
She has even climbed a few routes on Grit...
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edinburgh_man on 03 Oct 2013
In reply to tommytuffa:

Don't forget that Libby's also been to Cheddar Tom!

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