Hans Florine and Yuji Hirayama retake the speed record for The Nose

On July the 2nd Hans Florine and Yuji Hirayama climbed The Nose on El Capitain in Yosemite in 2 hours, 43 minutes and 33 seconds. Regaining the record from the Huber brothers who did the route 2 minutes and 12 seconds slower last year.

Read Tom Evans exciting report at SuperTopo and/or the article in the San Francisco Chronicle.

Every time I read about El Capitain and Yosemite I want to go and climb there!