Posts Tagged ‘Yosemite National Park’

Another Yosemite Death at Half Dome

In less than two weeks, there has been another tragedy at Yosemite National Park.  Eleven days ago saw the death of three people as they were swept over the Vernal Fall on the Merced river. Yesterday, a woman fell to her death while descending the cables section of the half dome hike.  The 14 to […]


Deaths at Vernal Fall in Yosemite

Three people are presumed dead after falling in the Merced river in Yosemite and being carried over Vernal Fall on Tuesday.  It is alleged that two of the three went beyond the protective railing slipped and fell into the river.  A third guest tried to save them and ended up going over the falls as […]


Half Dome Trail – Yosemite National Park

Hiking up Half Dome in Yosemite National Park The Half Dome Trail in Yosemite National Park is one of the longest day hikes in the park.  It is probably the most dangerous as well.  The 14 to 16 mile round trip hike is not for the out of shape or unprepared.  It passes alongside both […]