A Timelapse of the Fastest-Ever Climb of El Capitan in Yosemite
On October 2017, rock climbers Brad Gobright and Jim Reynolds broke the record for speed climbing The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite by making it to the top in 2 hours, 19 minutes, and 44 seconds. Photographer Tristan Greszko witnessed the climb and made this beautiful 7-minute timelapse showing how it went down.
Late last year, after 11 previous attempts, Gobright and Reynolds managed to break that standing speed record with their unbelievable time.
“Watching this as it happened was one of the more incredible spectacles I’ve ever witnessed,” Greszko writes. “[A]n amazing display of superhuman mastery unlike anything I’ve seen before…”