On the Nose in the news:
“Books: Reading the West”
Big Sky Journal
Big-wall climbing legend Hans Florine tackles the big questions, starting with why anyone would want to climb the 3,000-foot granite cliff face of El Capitan in Yosemite.
“On the Nose with Hans Florine and Jayme Moye”
On the Nose chronicles Hans Florine’s “lifelong obsession” with the most iconic route on El Capitan. Herein, we interview Florine and co-author Jayme Moye about their new book documenting Florine’s pursuit of the Nose speed record.
“‘On the Nose’ Recounts Airy Adventures”
Anyone who’s struggled with a challenge, climbing-related or otherwise, will find inspiration in On the Nose the new book by Florine and co-author Jayme Moye, recounting his climbing career that includes more than 100 ascents of the 2,900-foot classic.
“The World’s Top Climbers on Why Hans Florine is Still the Greatest”
Following the publication of Has Florine’s adventure narrative, On the Nose, four of the world’s top climbers, Tommy Caldwell, Alex Honnold, Libby Sauter, and Erik Weihenmayer, reflect on his contribution to the sport.
“Hans Florine on His Lifelong Obsession with Just One Climbing Spot”
Outside magazine speaks with rock climbing veteran Hans Florine about his new book, his thoughts on success and fear, his relationships with the best climbers in the world, and the psychology of climbing with Alex Honnold.
“Greatest Climb on Earth? El Capitan Book Dives Deep”
The dire opening salvo to Hans Florine and Jayme Moye’s new book On the Nose: A Lifelong Obsession with Yosemite’s Most Iconic Climb, sets the tone for a relentless, near-fatal pursuit to conquer the world’s most iconic ascent.
“Taking Back the Record”
Rock & Ice
On June 17, 2012, speed-climbing legend Hans Florine teamed up with Alex Honnold to try to take back the Nose record—an excerpt from Florine’s bestselling new book.
“The Birth and Life of Yosemite’s El Capitan”
Travel + Leisure
It’s one of Yosemite’s most iconic features and, for mountaineers, one of the most celebrated climbs in the world. Hans Florine and Jayme Moye trace the story of El Capitan, from prehistoric magma to modern-day majesty, in this except from On the Nose.
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