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World famous tight-rope walker falls to his death from mountain

Two prominent Base jumpers, Dean Potter and Graham Hunt, died in a wingsuit accident in America's Yosemite national park this weekend. Potter, 43, was a climbing and wingsuit pioneer and the creator of freebase, a hybrid extreme sport that ... Daily Sun, 6 days ago
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Climbing legend among 2 killed in Yosemite BASE jump attempt

Story highlights The bodies of Dean Potter and Graham Hunt were found Sunday by a helicopter They had reportedly attempted a wingsuit flight into Yosemite Valley from Taft Point Potter once said he was motivated by a childhood fear of falling to his ...
 CNN1 week ago NH native killed in illegal Yosemite jump  WCVB.com1 week ago Extreme athletes die base jumping in Yosemite National Park  Breaking News.ie1 week ago Extreme athlete one of two killed 'attempting a 7,500-foot BASE jump' in Yosemite National Park  Irish Independent1 week ago

The thrill to fly carries big risk on each BASE jump

LOS ANGELES, Calif. The deaths of extreme athlete Dean Potter and his friend Graham Hunt in Yosemite National Park brought renewed attention to the risks of BASE jumping and its more dangerous offshoot, wingsuit flying. WHAT IS BASE JUMPING? ...
 Metro Canada6 days ago Leap of faith: The risks of parachuting from mountain tops, buildings and bridges  FOXNews.com6 days ago Base jumping: The thrill to fly carries risk with each leap  Economic Times6 days ago BASE Instinct: The Thrill to Fly Carries Risk With Each Jump - ABC News  NigerianHerald.com6 days ago

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Yosemite National Park celebrates 125th anniversary

off as yosmeite national park begins celebrating it's 125th year. [d3]yosemite kid ranger-fsx3 evan: ranger gabriel was the guest of honor of today's ceremony at yosmeite falls. he was named an honorary yosemite national park ranger last june ...
 NewsR.in5 days ago How the California Drought Is Increasing the Potential for Devastating Wildfires  Time2 weeks ago The Great Hike: Yosemite National Park  Epoch Times1 month ago Drought alters familiar landscape in Yosemite month ago

Base jumper, 73, dies after lighting parachute on fire

TWIN FALLS, Idaho -- Authorities say a 73-year-old BASE jumper who died after leaping from a southern Idaho bridge had set his parachute on fire as part of a stunt. A graphic video of the May 7 fatal jump was posted on YouTube on Monday. It ...
 CTV News5 days ago 73-year-old base jumper dies after setting parachute on fire  Namibian4 days ago [With Vid] 73-Year-Old BASE Jumper Lights Chute On Fire, Plunges 500 Feet To Death  Malaysian Digest4 days ago Elderly Idaho BASE jumper died burning parachute in stunt -newspaper  AlertNet5 days ago

Growing mystery—getting to the bottom of the highest peak in the Lower 48

Enlarge NASA Earth Observatory/NASA GSFC Visitors to Yosemite National Park in California's Sierra Nevada Mountains often ask Park Geologist Greg Stock the same questions: What's up with this mountain range? Is it growing or shrinking? How old ...
 ArsTechnica2 weeks ago Here's What You Need to Know Before You Head to Yosemite  MSN UK2 weeks ago Lucy Sherriff :Here's What You Need to Know Before You Head to Yosemite  Huffington Post UK3 weeks ago

Little dog goes on big adventures with BASE jumper Dean Potter

Dean Potter is no stranger to going big. He climbs free solo — without ropes. He's set speed records climbing Yosemite's El Capitan. He strolls across slacklines strung thousands of feet up without a safety harness. He flies off mountains in a ...
 Denver Post1 month ago Flying Dog  Denver Post1 month ago

Another early opening for Tioga Road, Yosemite's major east-west route

Tioga Road, the east-west roadway in Yosemite National Park that allows visitors to cross the Sierra, opens for the season Monday. It's among the earliest opening dates for the road that closes in winter because of snow and ice -- two things in ...
 Los Angeles Times3 weeks ago

Apple's OS X 'Rootpipe' patch flops, fails to fix flaw

Researcher finds 'trivial way' to exploit privilege escalation vulnerability after Apple tries to plug Yosemite hole Apple's recent patch to fix a serious privilege escalation vulnerability in OS X Yosemite can be easily circumvented, a security ...
 Computerworld1 month ago
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