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Ascents listed in RED were the record at the time of the ascent.

 FOD-designates First One Day Ascent

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El Capitan___________________

Mr MidWest

~2nd -13:39 Chandlee Harrell and Peter Coward. July 31st, 1999

~3rd - 21:00 Steve Bengsten, Al Swanson, and Steve Gerberding. April 1996 FOD

West Face

~2nd -2:20 Peter Croft and Dave Shultz. 1992?

~3rd -2:31 Greg Murphy and Hans Florine. 1996

~4th -5:30 John Middendorf and Dave Shultz. 1984

Realm of the Flying Monkeys

~2nd -12:37 Chandlee Harrell and Greg Murphy. September 2000 FOD

~3rd -30+-? Pete Takeda and Tucker Tech. 96?

Lurking Fear

~2nd - 4:27 Cedar Wright and Jason Singer. June 2001

~3rd- 5:05 David Allfrey and Alex Honnold. June 2014 (part of 7 El Cap routes in 7 days)

~4th - 5:17 Tim O'Neill and Miles Smart. Sept 10th 99 (onsight, stuck rope on the last 5.10 pitch, they soloed off stopped the watch, then they went back down to get the rope)

~5th- 5:22 Steve Schneider and Hans Florine. April 2000

~6th -7:15 Dean Potter and Jose Pereyra September 1998

~7th -8:52 Steve Schneider and Hans Florine. October 1994 ( part of El Cap trifecta in a day)

~8th -11:17  Renan Ozturk and Nick Martin. May 2003

~15th? -less than 24 - Scott Stowe and Fosberg. 1990s?  FOD

~2nd solo -13:13 Chris McNamara. 1998?

~2nd Female/Male team -14:18 Jacqueline Florine and Hans Florine. June 2001

West Buttress

~ 2nd -13:42 Chandlee Harrell and Hans Florine. July 2000 FOD

~ 3rd -18:01 Steve Schneider &Jeff Schoen. 1998 FOD

~ 4th - 26+ ? Galen Rowell, Conrad Anchar, and Chris McNamara. 1997?

Aquarian Wall

~2nd - 29  Aischan Rupp and Rolando Garibotti 1994

~3rd? - 51:30 Dan Dunkle and Hans Florine. November 2001

Horse Chute

~2nd - 27:07 Mark Deger, Kevin Thaw & Steve Schneider  1996?

~3rd - 39:00 Peter Coward, Greg Murphy, and Chandlee Harrell. August 98

The Salathe

~2nd -6:32 Jim Herson and Chandlee Harrell. July 1999 (free variation on pitch 24 and 32)

~3rd -7:58 Greg Murphy and Hans Florine. July 1999

~4th - 8:02 Steve Schneider and Hans Florine. September 1998

~5th -8:10 Jim Herson and Chandlee Harrell. July 99

~6th -8:49 Dean Potter and Jose Perada. September 1998

~7th -8:56 Andres Puhvel and Hans Florine. 1991

~8th - 9:01 Rolando Garibotti and Aischan Rupp. 1993

~9th -9:53 Peter Coward and Hans Florine. 1994

~20th? - 14:01 Steve Schneider and Rick Cashner. 1989? FOD (without fixing)

Dihedral Wall

~2nd -27:38 Mark Deger & Steve Schneider. 95?

Sunkist

~2nd - 19:58 Ammon McNeeley and Brian McCray. August 2004

~3rd - 26:00 Aischan Rupp & Rolando Garibotti. 95/6?

~4th - 28? Warren Hollinger, Miles Smart, and Dean Potter. 99?

The Shield

~2nd -18:05 Greg Murphy and Hans Florine. July 1996

~3rd -18:15 Rolando Garibotti and Adam Wainwright. 1994 

~4th - 18:25 Mike Carvile and Hans Florine. 1995

~5th - 23:09  - Kevin Fosburg & Rick Lovlace - 1991  FOD

~6th - 32:40 Renan Ozturk, Wally Barker, and Nick Martino. May 2003

~4 days? Roxana Brock and Brian McCray. July 1996( Fastest Female/Male ascent)

Muir

~23:29 Chris McNamara and Hans Florine. 1996   FOD

Grape Race

~2nd -~13:25 Chris McNamara and Jose Pereyra. June 1999

~3rd - 23:?  Steve Schneider and ?

~4th -35:00 Dave Bengston, Steve Gerberding & Josh Helling, 1992 (with a bivy)

Triple Direct

~2nd 6:27 Chris MacNamara and Hans Florine. December 2005 

~3rd -8:20 Adam Wainwright and Rolo Garbotti 1994? 

The Nose    Join the NIAD list!

2nd Female Team -7:26 Chantel Astorga and Mayan Smith-Gorbat, September 2012

3rd Female Team -10:19 Jes Meiris and Quinn Brett, June 2012

4th Female Team -12:15 Heidi Wertz and Vera Shulte-Pelcum. June 2004

5th Female Team -16:30 Abby Watkins and Vera Wong. 1996

6th Female Team - 17:40 Nancy Feagin and Sue McDevitt. June 1992 (FOD)

2nd - 2:36:45 Sean Leary and Dean Potter. November 2010

3rd - 2:37:05 Yuji Hirayama and Hans Florine. October 2008

4th - 2:37:30 Alex Honnold and Hans Florine. November 2011

5th - 2:43:33 2nd - Yuji Hirayama and Hans Florine. July 2008

6th - 2:45:45 Thomas and Alexander Huber. October 2007 

7th - 2:47:30 Yuji Hirayama and Hans Florine. June 2008

8th - 2:48:30 Yuji Hirayama and Hans Florine. October 2008

9th - 2:48:35 Thomas and Alexander Huber. October 2007

10th - 2:48:50 Yuji Hirayama and Hans Florine. September 2002

11th - 2:56:? Sean Leary and Dean Potter. October 2010

12th - 2:56:33 2nd - Yuji Hirayama and Hans Florine. July 2008

13th - 3:14 Thomas and Alexander Huber. June 2006  Will the Huber Brothers get the record?!?!? see the consensus

14th - 3:24:04  Timmy ONeill and Dean Potter. November 2001

15th - 3:27:05 Yuji Hirayama and Hans Florine. September 2002

16th - 3:57:27 Jim Herson and Hans Florine. October 2001

17th - 3:59:35 Timmy ONeill and Dean Potter. October 2001

18th - 4:22 Peter Croft and Hans Florine. June 1992

19th -4:31 Tommy Caldwell and Hans Florine. September 2001

20th -4:48 Dave Shultz and Peter Croft. 1991

21st -5:16 David AllFrey and Alex Honnold. June 2014. (part of 7 EC routes in 7 days)

22nd -5:26 Mark Melvin and  Hans Florine. November 2007

23rd -5:36 Chris McNamara and Mark Melvin.  November 2005

24th -5:37 Greg Murphy and Hans Florine. 1997

24.5th -5:40 Jason "Singer" Smith and Tim O Neill. October 1999

25th - 5:42 Steve Schneider and Hans Florine. 1994

26th - 5:46 Steve Schneider and Hans Florine. May 2000

27th - 5:48 Rolando Garibotti and Rob Slater. 1995

28th -5:50? Dave Shultz and Peter Croft. ( Nose/Salathe day) 1991

29th - 6:01 Kevin Thaw and Hans Florine. 92

30th -6:03 Andres Puhvel and Hans Florine. 91

31st -6:12? Dave Shultz and Peter Croft. 90

32nd - 6:17 Andres Puhvel and Hans Florine. 91

33rd -6:40 Mark Melvin and Chris McNamara. November 2005

34th - 6:40 Peter Croft and Dave Shultz. 90

35th - 7:02 Jason Singer and Leo Houlding. May 2001

36th - 7:40 Chandlee Harrel and Hans Florine. June 99

37th - 8:03 Mark Melvin and Hans Florine. Novmeber 95

38th- 8:05 Steve Schneider and Hans Florine. May 90

39th - 9:10? Wolfgang and Xavier?  late 1980s

40th - 9:17 John Bachar and Peter Croft. June 1986 ( climbed Half Dome afterwards)

~2nd solo - 4days 7 hours 43 minutes  Jacqueline Adams Florine. June 2002 report

~2nd solo - 11:41 Hans Florine. July 2005 report

~3rd solo -12:59 Dean Potter - solo. July 1999 ( EC and HD in a day)

~4th solo -13:41 Hans Florine. July 28th 99. ( HD and EC in a day- day)

~5th solo -14:11 Hans. August 93

~6th solo - 23:00 Steve Schneider. 1990? FOD

~6th solo - 26? Doug Englekirk. 1990

~2nd Female/male - 8:40 Lynn Hill and Hans Florine. July 1992

~3rd Female/male - 9:52 Nancy Feagin and Hans Florine. 1993 (20 classics in 20 days)

~4th Female/male - 12:00 Vera Schulte-Pelkum and Erik Roed. June 2002

Wall of Early Morning Light

~2nd 25:05 Steve Gerberding, Dave Bengston  & Scott Stowe. September 1991

~3rd -27? Brian McCray and Hans Florine. August 2004

Tribalo Rite

~2nd 23:33 Steve Gerberding, Dave Bengston, & Scott Stowe. Marh 1994

Mescalito

~2nd -28:00 Steve Gerberding, Dave Bengston  & Scott Stowe. June 1992

~3rd -32:55 Chandlee Harrell, Greg Murphy, and Hans Florine 1996

~4th - 4 days Alex Lowe and John Middendorf. (hockey knife start). 1984

PO Wall

~2nd -36:24 Steve Gerberding, Scott Stowe, Dave Bengston. September 1995

NA Wall

~2nd -21:48 Mark Melvin, Conrad Anker, and Hans Florine. 1996 FOD

~3rd -24:05 Scott Stowe and Rick Lovelace. October 1990

~3rd - 30:15 Mike Schaefer and BlairWilliams. May 99

Native Son

~2nd - 25:06 Sean "Stanley" Leary, Russel Metrovich, Eric George. October 1999

Scorched Earth

~2nd - 36:? Scott Vinsik, Dan Oppenhiem, Aaron Jones. July 2005 ( variation on 10th pitch)

Iron Hawk

~2nd - 33:50 Dave Bengston, Scott Stowe & Steve Gerberding. May 1996

The New Jersey Turnpike

~2nd -14:00 Ammon McNeely and Brian McCray. September 2002 FOD

~3rd -16:09 Heather Baer, Hans Florine, and Steve Schneider. July 2001 FOD

~4th -24:48 Scott Stowe, Steve Gerberding & Dave Bengston. April 1997

Atlantic Ocean Wall

~2nd - 50 or so  Willie and Damian Benegas, Russ Metrovich, and someone. 1995?

Aurora

~2nd - 48:00 Mike Schaefer, Andrew Liner, and Ryan Spence. October 99

Tangerine Trip

~2nd - 10:24 Cedar Wright and Ammon McNeely. July 2002

~3rd - 11:56 Miles Smart & Dean Potter, March 99

 ~4th - 13:24 Steve Schneider and Hans Florine. October 2000

~5th -18:34 Steve Gerberding, Jay Smith & Scott Stowe. August 1991  FOD

Virginia

~2nd - 17:24 Ivo Ninov, Gabe and Ammon McNeeley.  July 2004

~3rd -23+  Jamie Mundo, Eric Sloan and Dave Bainbridge . May 2005 FOD

Lost in America

~2nd -21:31 Eric George, Russell Metrovich, and Leo Houlding. October 99 FOD

~3rd -24:47 Kevin Thaw, Mark Synnott, and Chris McNamara. May 97

~4th -26:55 Dave Bengsten and Scott Stowe. July 1996

Zenyata Mendata

~2nd -26:25 Brian McCray and Jose Pereyra. June 2001

~3rd -26:37 Steve Gerberding Rick Lovelace & Dave Bengston.  March 1994

~4th -28:54 Wayne Willoughby, Hans Florine, and Nick Fowler.  July 2002

Shortest Straw

~2nd - 17:52 Russ Metrovich, EricGeorge, and Brett Dodds. sept 99

~3rd - 24:43 Scott Stowe, Dave Bengston & Steve Gerberding. June 1995

~2nd - 9 days Peter Zabrok - solo June 2002

Zodiac (some of these ascents used the alternate EASIER start, designated by "ES")

~2nd - 2:32 Alex and Thomas Huber. June 2003

~3rd - 3:06 Thomas and Alex Huber. June 2003 ES?

~4th - 4:06 Thomas and Alex Huber. June 2003 ES?

~5th - 5:05 DAvid Allfrey and Alex Honnold. June 2014. (part of 7 EC routes in 7 days)

~6th - 5:57 Nick Fowler and Ammon McNeely. November 2002 ES

~7th -7:04 Chris McNamara & Miles Smart. March 1999 ES

~8th - 8:30 Aaron Jones and Lance Lemkal. summer 2007?

~9th - 8:42 Cedar Wright and Ammon McNeely. fall 98 ES

~10th - 8:47 Russ Metrovich and Jose Pereyra. October1998 ES

~11th -10:57 Peter Coward and Hans Florine. July 1995

~12th -14:53 Steve Gerberding, Dave Bengston  & Scott Stowe. September 1990

~13th - 18:30 Mike Carville and Kevin Brown. early 1990s.

~14th - under 24  Ric Cashner, Werner Braun, and Fosberg. 1989 FOD

Notable*- 6:15 Alex Huber and Ammon McNeely. June 2002 (*used fixed line for first pitch)

~2nd -12:00 Russ Metrovich. solo. August 1999

~9:15 Miles Smart. solo. September 1999(used fixed line on first pitches and received belay in grey circle) ES

~12:52 Aaron Jones solo. August 2007 NOTABLY this is AFTER the bolts and fixed gear was all removed in 2004/5

~17:52 Steve Gerberding - 4th fastest solo. October 1993 FOD

Lunar Eclipse

~2nd - 19:58 Ammon McNeely, Jose Pererya, and Chongo. June 2001

~3rd - 23:24 Steve Gerberding, Scott Stowe & Dave Bengston. August 1996.FOD

~4th - 41:03 James Adams and Nick Fowler. August 2002

Bad Seed

~2nd 19:50 Steve Gerberding, Dave Bengston  & Scott Stowe . October 1995 FOD

Eagles Way

~2nd -9:08 Brian McCray and Ammon McNeeley. August 2004

~3rd -10:50 Cedar Wright, Tim Oneil, and Miles Smart. August 1999(rapped last pitch and cleaned pins after stopping clock)

~4th- 14:27 Peter Coward, Steve Schneider, and Hans Florine. July 1997

~5th- 19:38 Steve Gerberding, Johnson, and Melkonian. July 1990 FOD

~6th - 26:00 Micah Dash, Josh Thomson, Lucho Riveria. September 2001

~2nd - 51:14 Ammon McNeely, solo. August 2000 details

Half Dome___________________

Regular NorthWest face

~2nd all female team - 9:45 Vera Wong and Abby Watkins. 1996

~2nd - 2:08 Tim Oneil and Dean Potter. Sept 99

~3rd - 2:25 Jim Herson and Hans Florine. Sept 99

~4th - 2:56 Jose Perayera and Dean Potter. fall 98

~5th - 3:01 Peter Coward and Hans Florine. July 96

~6th - 3:20 Chandlee Harrel and Greg Murphy. July 96

~7th - 3:42 Peter Coward and Hans Florine. July 96

~8th - 3:50 Renan Ozturk and Nick Martino. May 2003 (HD EC linkup)

~9th - 4:20? John Bachar and Peter Croft. 86?

~10th - 4:40? Andres Puhvel and Hans Florine. 95

~73rd - 18:? Steve Roper and Jeff Foote. 1966 FOD

~2nd solo- 3:53 Hans Florine. july 99(HD and EC in a day - day).

~3rdd - solo- 4:17 Dean Potter. Fall 98

~4th - solo - 5:07 Ben Zartman. Sept. 99

~5th - solo - 5:57 Miles Smart. September 99

~2nd - female/male - 5:57 Stephanie Davis and Dean Potter. Sept 99

~3rd - Female/male - 6:15 Erica Kutcher and Pierre Olson. 2004

~4th - female/male - 6:30 Vera Schulte-Pelkum and Erik Roed. June 2002

~5th - female/male - 6:50 Nancy Feagin and Hans Florine. July 93

Direct North West Face

~2nd - 10? Willy and Damien Benegas? 96

~3rd - 12:33 Peter Coward and Hans Florine. 97

Tis-sa-ack

~2nd -29:15 Steve Smith, Scott Stowe, and Steve Gerberding. August 99

~3rd - 31:00 Chandlee Harrel, Peter Coward, and Greg Murphy. August 99 Details

Washington's Column___________________

Southern Man

~2nd ~7:33 Brian "way" Knight and Ben Zartman. Sep 96

South Face

~2nd -1:19 Matt Wilder and Nick Martino. June 2002

~3rd -1:43 Matt Wilder and Nick Martino. June 2002

~4th -1:59 Cedar Wright and Dean Potter. March 2000

~5th - 2:04 Tim ONeill and Dean Potter. April 99

~6th - 2:27 Dean Potter and Miles Smart. 99?

Skull Queen

~2nd - 4:55 Brian "Way" Knight and Erik Sloan in Sep 95

~3rd- 5:16 Damien and Willy Benegas, 96?

~4th - 5:30 Steve Schneider, JoeReichart, and Hans Florine. october97

The Prow

~2nd -3:12 Tim Oneil and Miles Smart. August 99

~ 3rd - 4:30 Willy and Damien Benagas, 96?

~ 4th - 5:15 Greg Murphy and Hans Florine, 97

~ 5th - 5:28 Andres Puhvel and Hans Florine, 96

~ 6th - 5:47 Zach Smith and Micah Dash. June 2001 ( onsight)

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