United States: British climber dies after fall at Yosemite National Park

Posted on June 4, 2013 • Filed under: Tourist Dies, United-States

Mirror.co.uk reports that a British man has died in a rock climbing accident in Yosemite National Park in the US. Felix Joseph Kiernan, 28, from London, was climbing on the East Buttress of El Capitan, a popular climbing route in Yosemite Valley, when he was struck by a rock at around 2pm (local time) on Sunday, the National Park Service said. Mr Kiernan was about 600 feet (180m) up the climbing route when a loose block was dislodged by his climbing partner. Read article

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