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Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park

I have to share this excellent article from Peter Fimrite (SFGate.com).
Peter takes a very close look at the rock climbing scene in Yosemite National Park.

Rock climbing has a long tradition in the Yosemite Valley. People go climbing in Yosemite National Park since the valley was discovered by white men in 1851.

Read about the men and women who climbed the Nose on El Capitan and many other famous routes. Learn also about the lawsuit that led to Yosemite National Park Camp 4’s designation into the National Register of Historic Places.

And finally watch the video of Dan Osman’s speed-climb of the 400 feet (approximately 122 meters) Lover’s Leap.

And here are the links: