All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘rock climbing’

Cobra Rock Formation Crumbles And Falls

Rock climbers were sad to learn that a popular rock formation has toppled over. Cobra Rock was a tall sandstone formation in southern Utah and was a favorite among local climbers. According to Bureau of Land Management spokeswoman Megan Crandall, the rock formation toppled over recently, but they are not sure when or how it actually happened. “It’s sad and …

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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 Rock Climber Dies, Missing Teen Still Not Found

A British rock climber on Yosemite National Park‘s famous El Capitan died this week after being struck by a loose rock. According to the U.S. National Park Service, 28-year-old Felix Kiernan died on Sunday while climbing El Capitan. Kiernan and his climbing partner were estimated to have climbed 600 feet up the rock face by 2 pm, when a rock …

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This Terrifying Swing from 3,000 Feet Is Your Aw Hell Nah Video of the Day

Nope, nope, nope. A huge bowl of nope, never ever ever. I’m not even scared of heights and I still can’t imagine attempting this incredible “fall and swing” from the top of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. Then again, I am kind of a giant wuss. This guy clearly has bigger stones than I do, as he cut lose …

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