yosemite national park
Heavy winter snows have made working on the road through the High Sierra even more hazardous than usual.
A spokesman for the National Park Service did not comment on whether a lack of staffing impacted how quickly rangers reached the man who fell.
Filth spreads as overused restrooms and trash bins are locked, causing public health concerns.
“Is our life just worth one photo?” Meenakshi Moorthy asked in the months leading up to the couple's fall, which reportedly happened during a selfie.
Two firefighters were killed while tackling the Ferguson Fire.
California's popular Yosemite National Park destination will be closed to tourists Wednesday until at least Sunday.
The steep terrain is posing a serious challenge to firefighters.
The deaths come almost two weeks after another fatal accident in Yosemite.
It's the park's first fatality of the year.
Another climber was injured on the near-vertical slope.
The blaze burned more than 80,000 acres of land and destroyed 63 homes.
“It has been terrifying, to be honest. I have been crying a lot today."
A week before we visited Yosemite National Park, Alex Honnold became the first person to free-climb the near-vertical 3,000
Alex Honnold's feat was hailed as "the moon landing of free-soloing."