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The Nose speed record: 2:19:44 Video

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On 21 October 2017, after 11 previous attempts, Brad Gobright and Jim Reynolds climbed The Nose in 2 hours, 19 minutes, and 44 seconds, shaving 4 minutes and 2 seconds off Alex Honnold's and Hans Florine's previous record from 2012.

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18 Apr, 2018

13minutes in real time here, negociating Dolt Tower:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XG4ubEPPN7U

Interesting comments on Youtube... There is a secion immediately after Dolt where Jim has to descend / swing across 20/30ft on a tight rope. Brad wasn't at a belay at this point, he just locked his jams and held on tight! I this is true its quite a feat!

"Awesome footage! At 8:31 when Jim yells "take" and swings over, Brad is literally just holding him up with the rope with jams and no pro. Crazy!?"

"Yeah I did the nose earlier this year and normally the follower does a lower out off of Dolt tower. I met Brad a few weeks after the climb and he mentioned that he just holds on tight and Jim swings over on his body weight. I think it lets them go even lighter/faster and not carry any big cams with them.?"

18 Apr, 2018
18 Apr, 2018

To put it in perspective that's the equivalent of doing ALL of dream of white horses in 22 minutes, 6 and a bit times in a row!

18 Apr, 2018

I reckon these guys would do Dream in about 10 minutes!!

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