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2 skiers defy death in descent of Yosemite's Half Dome

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. - Two skiers navigated a thin layer of snow with no margin for error down the precipitous shoulder of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park and alternately skied and rappelled back to the valley floor in an unusually daring feat.
Jason Torlano, 45, and Zach Milligan, 40, completed the descent in five hours Sunday by carefully carving their way in crusty snow and using ropes to rappel several sections of bare rock known as the “death slabs" beneath the iconic face of Half Dome, the Fresno Bee reported Thursday.
“If you fall to your left or right, you're...
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'Just trying to stay in control and stay alive': 2 skiers defy death in descent of Yosemite's Half Dome

'Just trying to stay in control and stay alive': 2 skiers defy death in descent of Yosemite's Half Dome

1 month ago   |   By KETV

Two men have navigated down the precipitous shoulder of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park and alternately skied and rappelled back to the valley floor in an unusually daring feat.
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Live Blog: Group gathers in Sacramento to protest Daunte Wright's police...

Live Blog: Group gathers in Sacramento to protest Daunte Wright's police shooting death

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Mets offense comes alive in doubleheader sweep of Phillies

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The ship that blocked the Suez Canal has been impounded over a $900 million...

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Jay-Z, Nas and Diddy endorse Ray McGuire for mayor of New York City

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Vigil held for grandmother who was shot, killed at Boston home

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Three NFL teams to skip voluntary in-person workouts due to COVID-19 concerns

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Timberwolves' Anthony Edwards doesn't know who Alex Rodriguez is

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