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Title: Beware of climbing in Yosemite
Post by: Tom on September 28, 2017, 08:15:48 PM
Tragically, a British climber was killed during a rock fall at El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. See here (https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/other/climber-dies-after-rockfall-at-yosemite-national-park/vp-AAsyDGX).
Title: Re: Beware of climbing in Yosemite
Post by: TonyDtorch on September 28, 2017, 09:55:42 PM
Tragically, a British climber was killed during a rock fall at El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. See here (https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/other/climber-dies-after-rockfall-at-yosemite-national-park/vp-AAsyDGX).

And again today,  another rock slide.  No one was hurt, but it was another huge chunk of the mountain fell off.

Title: Re: Beware of climbing in Yosemite
Post by: Stephen S. on September 30, 2017, 08:33:20 PM
As the "average rainfall" balances itself out after years of drought conditions all over the western states, it seems that a lot of earth and rock are going downhill lately.