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A Timelapse of Climbers Breaking an El Capitan Record1 min read

Two Nineteen Forty Four  is the title for Tristan Greszko’s incredible timelapse of last year’s record-breaking ascent on The Nose at Yosemite’s El Capitan. An amazing visual for a truly amazing feat.

On a cold, misty morning in late October 2017, after 11 previous attempts, Brad Gobright and Jim Reynolds broke the standing speed record on The Nose (formerly held by Alex Honnold and Hans Florine) with an unbelievable new time of 2 hours, 19 minutes, and 44 seconds. Watching this as it happened was one of the more incredible spectacles I’ve ever witnessed; an amazing display of superhuman mastery unlike anything I’ve seen before…

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