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avatar ‘Free-climbers’ defy death, gravity
April 21, 2011 09:56PM
Thu Apr 21, 5:24 pm ET

‘Free-climbers’ defy death, gravity

By Chris Lehmann

The motto for the next generation of extreme-climbers who scale the forbidding peaks of Yosemite National Park in California may as well be this: Mountaineering tools are for wusses. So-called free-climbers pit themselves against the swooping, protruding faces of Yosemite using little more than their own chalked-hands-on-rock agility.


More here:
http://news.yahoo.com/s/yblog_thelookout/20110421/ts_yblog_thelookout/free-climbers-defy-death-gravity



The body betrays and the weather conspires, hopefully, not on the same day.
avatar Re: ‘Free-climbers’ defy death, gravity
April 22, 2011 07:16PM
Defy? I keep hearing stories of gravity winning.
avatar Re: ‘Free-climbers’ defy death, gravity
April 22, 2011 08:28PM
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Defy? I keep hearing stories of gravity winning.

I did not title the article (hokey title!) eye rolling smiley



The body betrays and the weather conspires, hopefully, not on the same day.
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