Hans Florine and Yuji Huriyama, the prolific speed climbing team that established the speed record on The Nose only to have it broken by the Huber brothers last fall, have regained their record with a time of 2hrs 43mins 33secs (2:43:33). Of course Florine was racking Nano 23s to significantly lighten the load (more to come on his take of the lightest carabiner in the world).
Read the story at Climbing.com:
Also get Hans’ take at his blog speedclimb.com: http://speedclimb.com/
And some sweet pics at Supertopo.com: http://www.supertopo.com/climbing/thread.html?topic_id=626328