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21 Oct 2017

US climbers Brad Gobright and Jim Reynolds have shaved four minutes off the previous record for climbing The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, completing the Valley clasic in two hours, nineteen minutes and 44 seconds (2:19:44). Read more

El Capitan, 141 kb

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