New Speed Record for The Nose
Brad Gobright and Jim Reynolds set a new speed record for The Nose at 2:19:44. They beat Alex Honnold and Hans Flourine 2012 time by four minutes. The first recorded speed ascent of The Nose was made in 1975 by Jim Bridwell, John Long and Billy Westbay, with a time of 17 hours and 45 minutes. The challenge has since attracted numerous attempts to beat the record with at least 19 posted improvement over 42 years.