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Fastest time to climb the height of Everest on an indoor climbing wall (team)

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  • Who: The Climbing Society at Texas A&M University-Commerce

  • What: Fastest time to climb the height of Everest on an indoor climbing wall (team)

  • Where: United States

The fastest time to climb the height of Everest on an indoor climbing wall by a team is 4 hr 24 min 33 sec and was achieved by the Climbing Society at Texas A&M University-Commerce (USA) at the Morris Recreation Center at Texas A&M University-Commerce, Commerce, Texas, USA, on 18 January 2013.

The team managed to break this record whilst breaking another Guinness World Records title for 'Greatest vertical distance climbed on an artificial climbing wall in 6 hours (team)', climbing a height of 12,340 m (40,485.6 ft) in the six hours. The team of 12 climbers who broke both records was: Andrew Dahir, Hunter Joyce, Kathryn Cotsakis, Will Lian, Dustin Lux, Luke Raper, Deric Moore, Jake Gadberry, Rory Curtin, Dax Havrilak, Tyler King and Austin King.

 

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