Hans Florine has made the first one-day solo ascent of Triple Direct on El Capitan.

Florine on his way up  Photo Florine's Facebook

Florine on his way up Photo Florine’s Facebook

Fifty-year-old Florine climbed the route in temperatures over 40 degrees Celsius. He started climbing just before 6 a.m. and rope-soloed each pitch except for the easy terrain. He reached the top before mid-night and recorded a time of 17 hours and 29 minutes.

For more speed records, check out Florine’s speed climbing webpage here.

Flourine has the most ascents of El Cap at 157.

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Source: Rock and Ice, Hans Florine’s Facebook


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