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Yosemite Climber Falls 30 Feet from Rock Face

A 26-year-old male rock climber fell roughly 30 feet from a granite rock face at Yosemite National Park’s Cathedral range Sunday, and was airlifted out after sustaining severe injuries. The unidentified hiker from Palo Alto, California had been trekking with three others, before falling onto a rock bench approximately 1,000 feet up. Officer Andrea Brown, of the California Highway Patrol’s …

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Yosemite Climber Falls 30 Feet After Scaling Higher Cathedral Spire

Rescue teams had to pluck a Palo Alto rock climber from a popular Yosemite rock formation after he fell 30 feet. The 26-year-old climber, whose name has not been released, was the second person to be rescued this week from Yosemite National Park. Now in stable condition, the climber is said to have suffered from major injuries after the fall. …

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