One Dead, One Injured in rockfall from El Capitan at Yosemite National Park

Posted on September 27, 2017 • Filed under: Tourist Killed, United-States

Barbara Campbell/ / One person has been killed and another injured by a rockfall from El Capitan, according to authorities at Yosemite National Park in California.

A statement says rangers are assessing the situation but the park remains open.

“The release point appears to be near the “Waterfall Route”, a popular climbing route on the East Buttress of El Capitan. This is the area where Horsetail Falls flows in winter and spring conditions. …

This is the climbing season in Yosemite National Park and there are many climbers on El Capitan and other climbing routes in the park.” Read Article

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