Less then two hours for The Nose!
Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell establish a new record07 June 2018
Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell did an incredible new record on El Capitan where resolved the famous The Nose in just 1:58:07.
Just some hours after their precedent record where stopped time at 2:01:15, Tommy and Alex returned soon on granite wall of El Capitan and obtained the first ascent of this American must in a ridiculous time, just 2 hours, 58 minutes and 7 seconds!
On Instagram, Toomy reports “I’m feeling mighty thankful for my friendship with this guy. Thanks for hauling the geriatric handicapped dad up the mountain this morning. 1:58.07. It was a heavy and thoughtful week here in Yosemite. I am so saddened by the deaths. RIP Jason Wells and Tim Klein. I can’t imagine the pain of the families. The only way to do this stuff reasonably safely is to climb with the worlds most prolific big wall climber and analyze everything carefully. Thanks Alex for keeping it safety first. This was a experience I will not soon forget.”
The climber Tim Klein and Jason Wells in fact, died some days before during a speed ascent of famous Salathè. For reasons yet to be clarified, even if speeding uphill the protections are reduced to a minimum and often scaled in preserves even with only one nut to protect, the two mountaineers have fallen after a few pitchs and were found dead at the base of the route.
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