Two rock climbers were killed Saturday morning when they fell from El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, officials said. The two fell about 8:15 a.m. while climbing the Freeblast route on the.
One of the world's most acclaimed American rock climbers has died after falling off a mountain in Mexico on Wednesday, according to multiple reports. Brad Gobright, 31, fell roughly 1,000 feet to.
WORLD champion climber Luce Douady died at the age of 16 after falling from from a cliff in France. Douady, a French Olympic hopeful, plummeted to her death while at an outing with friends on a cliff near Crolles on Sunday. Douady apparently slipped while exploring the mountains in Le Luisset near the South-Eastern city of Grenoble.Wade Meade, a 29-year-old ski patroller at Park City, Utah, died in a climbing accident on Wednesday, April 8, in Big Cottonwood Canyon, outside Salt Lake City. Police Sgt. Melody Gray, a public information officer at the Unified Police Department of Greater Salt Lake, provided an account of the accident to Rock and Ice. Some of that contradicts information that appeared in initial news reports.It was 25 years ago that Lynn Hill blew the climbing world away. At a time when men dominated the sport, she free climbed Yosemite National Park's feared El Capitan wall, ascending 900m of slick.
Acclaimed American free solo climber Brad Gobright died Wednesday attempting to descend down the side of a cliff face in El Potrero Chico, Mexico, a popular rock climbing destination in northern.
A rock climber has died after plunging 100 metres in the Blue Mountains National Park, west of Sydney. Emergency crews responded to reports of a fallen climber about 11:40am (AEDT) on Friday along.
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The climber, who has not yet been identified publicly, was found dead and dangling from his climbing ropes around 9:30 a.m.
California rock climber Brad Gobright reportedly reached the top of a highly challenging rock face route in northern Mexico, and was rappelling down with a companion when he fell to his death.
Alan Hinkes, the only Briton to have climbed all 14 of the world’s mountains over 8,000m, tweeted: “Great rock climber, mountaineer, fly fisherman, raconteur, lovely man. Hard as nails. Wicked.
British climber and mountaineer Joe Brown died last night at the age of 89. From the late 1940s to the 1960s, Brown — often alongside the well-known but younger Don Whillans — pioneered outstanding new climbs across Britain. Besides immeasurably pushing local rock climbing standards, Brown left his mark in the Alps and Himalaya.
Rock Climber Dies After Falling From Black Cliffs in Boise The Ada County Sheriff's Office says a man in his 30s has died in a climbing accident at a popular rock climbing spot in Boise.
A MAN in his 60s has died after he fell while climbing at Fair Head near Ballycastle. Police, HM coastguard, Air Ambulance, Red Bay RNLI, NIAS, and HM Coastguard rescue helicopter from Prestwick were involved in the operation this afternoon. He was declared dead at the scene. A police spokesperson said: “Police can confirm that the body of a man was recovered from cliffs at Fair Head near.
A rock climber died Friday night after falling near Boulder Falls, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. When medical workers arrived at 6:25 p.m., the climber was.
In April 2014 a Victorian climber died after falling 50m from a remote cliff at Moonarie. The Moonarie area is south east of Wilpena Pound and is popular among climbers looking for a challenge.