Climbing

Google Street View of Yosemite's El Capitan (Google)

Google Street View Goes Vertical With Yosmite’s El Capitan

Google Maps is treading on new ground by taking its horizontal view mapping system 3,000 feet up the world’s most famous rock wall: Yosemite’s El Capitan.

06/25/2015

Mount Shasta

San Carlos Man Dies After Mount Shasta Fall Despite Desperate Attempts By Rescuers To Save Him

Rescuers 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.

06/16/2015

Bay Area climber Jon Reiter stayed behind to help aid those injured after surviving a magnitude 7.8 earthquake in Nepal while climbing Mount Everest. (Source: Jon Reiter)

Bay Area Climber Stays Behind To Help After Surviving Nepal Earthquake, Mt. Everest Avalanches

A 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.

04/26/2015

Two teens were rescued from the cliffs near San Francisco's Ocean Beach Sunday. (CBS)

2 Teens Trapped By High-Tide Rescued From Cliffs North Of Ocean Beach In San Francisco

The San Francisco Fire Department Sunday safely rescued two men trapped by high tides beneath the Cliff House restaurant at the northern end of Ocean Beach, fire officials said.

08/31/2014

Photo Credit Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Sebastopol Climber Dies From Fall In Yosemite After Proposing To Girlfriend

A Bay Area man died while rock climbing in Yosemite National Park shortly after his girlfriend accepted his marriage proposal.

08/18/2014

Palo Alto climber Blake Parkinson was rescued off a sheer cliff by a CHP helicopter in Yosemite National Park Easter Sunday. (CBS)

Palo Alto Climber Rescued From Yosemite Cliff Speaks Out After Ordeal

A Palo Alto man’s Easter climb in Yosemite ended with him being rescued from a sheer cliff by a CHP helicopter Sunday.

04/22/2014

A man gets his workout practicing parkour (CBS)

Parkour Going Mainstream With First Ever NorCal Gym

People are gravitating toward a number of novel workout regimens these days, but only one of them can claim the distinction of being the first sport to ever spread across the world through YouTube.

05/07/2012

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Best Rock Climbing Gyms In The Bay Area

Skip the gym, include the family and get a great workout rock climbing right here in San Francisco. The sport of rock climbing isn’t just for the professionals anymore.

04/07/2012