Florine Sets Yosemite Record
Hans Florine has made the first one-day solo ascent of Triple Direct on El Capitan.
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.
Source: Rock and Ice, Hans Florine’s Facebook