Climber From Czech Republic Scales Yosemite Rock Wall In Record TimeA climber from the Czech Republic has scaled what’s considered one of the world’s most challenging rock walls, using only his hands, feet and strength to scramble up the cliff in Yosemite National Park.
San Carlos Man Dies After Mount Shasta Fall Despite Desperate Attempts By Rescuers To Save HimRescuers tried to save a Bay Area man by using a camelback for a tracheotomy after he fell on Mount Shasta, but the man eventually died.
Extreme Climber Dean Potter Among 2 Killed In Yosemite BASE Jumping AccidentRecord-breaking athlete Dean Potter, renowned for his daring and sometimes rogue climbs and BASE jumps, was one of two men killed while attempting a wingsuit flight in Yosemite National Park, a park spokesman said Sunday.
Bay Area Climber Stays Behind To Help After Surviving Nepal Earthquake, Mt. Everest AvalanchesA Bay Area climber who survived avalanches followed by a massive earthquake in Nepal is refusing to come home, determined to help injured climbers get back to safety.
With Bloodied Fingertips, 2 Friends Climb Atop Yosemite And Into History BooksAmerican rock climber Tommy Caldwell was first to pull himself atop a 3,000-foot sheer granite face in Yosemite National Park, followed minutes later by his longtime friend Kevin Jorgeson.
San Jose Man Plunges To His Death While Rock Climbing In UtahThe National Park Service says a 47-year-old San Jose man rock-climbing in Utah's Zion National Park died over the weekend after falling in a canyon.
Memorial Set Up At Santa Rosa Climbing Gym For Climber Killed In Yosemite A memorial was set up to remember the Bay Area man killed in a climbing accident in Yosemite National Park Saturday.
Sebastopol Climber Dies From Fall In Yosemite After Proposing To GirlfriendA Bay Area man died while rock climbing in Yosemite National Park shortly after his girlfriend accepted his marriage proposal.
North American Tree Climbing Champ Scales Golden Gate Park Eucalyptus In Preparation For Internationals A San Francisco tree climber prepares for an international competition next week by scaling eucalyptus in Golden Gate Park.
Palo Alto Climber Rescued From Yosemite Cliff Speaks Out After OrdealA Palo Alto man’s Easter climb in Yosemite ended with him being rescued from a sheer cliff by a CHP helicopter Sunday.
American Climber Survives Deadly Avalanche On Mount Everest; Shares Photos Of AftermathKCBS has obtained photos from an American who was on the mountain when the deadly avalanche happened Friday. At least 12 of the guides were killed, and four others are missing. Several more were hurt.
Falling Rock Kills Climber On Yosemite's El CapitanThe National Park Service said Monday that Felix Joseph Kiernan was climbing on the East Buttress of the granite monolith about 600 feet above the Yosemite Valley floor when a rock dislodged and struck him Sunday afternoon.