Climbers set new Yosemite El Capitan ascent speed record

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Mail Online—YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - Two rock climbers have set a new speed record ascending El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, achieving the feat in...

Climbers set new Yosemite El Capitan ascent speed record. YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - Two rock climbers have set a new speed record ascending El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, achieving the feat in just under two hours. Documentary photographer Austian Siadak says Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell scaled the 3,000-foot (915 meters) sheer granite wall early Wednesday ...