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#199198 - 09/28/17 09:47 AM Rockfalll on El Capitan in Yosemite
balzaccom Offline
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Registered: 04/06/09
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PTcE7ZakqAU

only one fatality, but for those climbing in the area, this must have been hair-raising.
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#199201 - 09/28/17 05:20 PM Re: Rockfalll on El Capitan in Yosemite [Re: balzaccom]
Jeffrey Offline
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Registered: 07/11/17
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Loc: New York, NY
I'm always scared to hear about such cases.
Hope you guys will be careful.

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#199206 - 09/29/17 01:47 PM Re: Rockfalll on El Capitan in Yosemite [Re: balzaccom]
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Sad, certainly one of those wrong place, wrong time incidents that keep some folks on the couch. A second, larger rockfall occurred yesterday but the area has been kept clear so nobody was hurt.

"Exfoliating granite" sounds like a beauty parlor service, not an opportunity to become one with nature.
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#199207 - 09/29/17 05:45 PM Re: Rockfalll on El Capitan in Yosemite [Re: Rick_D]
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Loc: Gateway to Columbia Gorge
I've seen some of the photos and videos. Scary!
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