New El Cap Speed Record for Honnold and Florineby Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor Jun/2012
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Less than two and a half hours later they were stood on the top of the world's most iconic rock face.
Their new record is 2:23:46, breaking the previous record from Sean Leary and Dean Potter by around 13 minutes.
There is an excellent photo write-up of their speedy ascent on the El Cap Report Website.
Alex Honnold following Hans Florine on their speed ascent of The Nose. Alex has loops of rope over his shoulder.
UKC News, Jun 2012
© Tom Evans / El Cap Report
Big thanks go to Tom Evans of the El Cap Report for the photo. Excellent work Tom!