Pete Whittaker Solos El Cap in Under 24 Hours
Sneak preview of the upcoming film, ”Pete Whittaker, without a partner, a film about climbing alone.”
On November the 11th and 12th 2016, Five Ten athlete Pete Whittaker became the first person to rope solo—all free—El Capitan in under 24 hours. He finished Freerider in 20 hours 6 minutes, making his ascent both the first of its kind and the first solo-free of El Cap in a day.
“The Problem is if Pete pulled it off, nobody would even get it, nobody would understand how hard it was … and to do it in a day,
is totally insane”. – Andy Kirkpatrick
“The ascent made by Pete on Freerider to me is hopefully the dawn of a new style of big wall solo climbing, big wall solo climbing on El Capitan
for many years was just aid climbing. Now Pete has proven that it’s possible to do that free climbing, but relatively fast” – Tom Randall
A TWO MUPPETS PRODUCITON.
DIRECTED PRODUCED AND EDITED BY ADAM BAILES CO PRODUCED BY PETE WHITTAKER
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