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Mr. Magoo

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Rock fall alters classic Yosemite Half Dome climbing route
« on: July 08, 2015, 09:50:54 AM »
Rock fall alters classic Yosemite Half Dome climbing route ...
www.upi.com/Top_News/.../Rock-fall...Yosemite.../3471436355830/
3 hours ago - A slab of rock, approximately 200 feet in length, fell off Yosemite National Park's popular Half Dome in California, altering the the classic ...


Rockfall - Yosemite National Park (U.S. National Park Service)
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Massive piles of "talus" or rock debris at the base of Yosemite Valley's cliffs are reminders of these dramatic events. Natural processes like rockfall help to create ...

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Re: Rock fall alters classic Yosemite Half Dome climbing route
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2015, 10:20:16 AM »
Could have bee pretty serious if someone had been climbing the face when it happened.

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Re: Rock fall alters classic Yosemite Half Dome climbing route
« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2015, 01:24:01 PM »
our local news showed this story.... and the photo they used of half dome was actually el capitan:)
Hardrock, may his spirit live on in all of us.....