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Rock hit man on head as he drove out of Yosemite park - CBS 8 San Diego

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man injured in the second massive rock fall at Yosemite was driving out of the park when rock and rubble broke through the sunroof of his SUV, hitting him in the head, his wife said. Television images show Jim Evans, of Naples, ...and more »

Yosemite rock slide injures driver in SUV day after man killed by falling boulder -

Two days of cracking, thundering falling rock at Yosemite National Park have left one man dead, two people injured and even experienced climbers stunned by the spectacle. A massive, new hunk of granite broke off Thursday at the park's mountaineering ...and more »

British climber Andrew Foster's wife says he died saving her from 1000-ton Yosemite rockfall - The Independent

A British climber who was crushed by falling rocks at Yosemite National Park was killed saving his wife's life. Andrew Foster, 32, was trapped when more than 1,000 tonnes of rock fell from the face of the El Capitan monolith on Wednesday. He is thought ...and more »

Climber killed by Yosemite rock fall 'saved wife' - BBC News

A climber who was killed by falling rocks at Yosemite National Park in California saved his wife's life, his aunt has said. Andrew Foster, 32, from Cardiff, was trapped while his wife, Lucy, 28, was seriously hurt when granite fell from the El Capitan ...and more »

A First-Person Account of the Fatal Yosemite Rockfall - Outside Magazine

My buddy Drew Smith and I are in the Manure Pile parking lot of Yosemite National Park, racking up for a climb. It's around noon on Wednesday, and tourists are unloading RV's, families are setting up for lunch on picnic tables, kids are playing tag ...and more »

No increased danger after Yosemite rocks fall - Phys.Org

A geological analysis Friday found there was no more danger than usual of another giant rock fall after two huge slides, including one involving a slab of granite the size of a 36-story building, occurred this week on the famed El Capitan rock formation.and more »

Climber Killed By Yosemite Rock Fall Died Shielding Wife -

The British climber killed by a rockfall at Yosemite National Park earlier this week apparently died saving his wife, who survived but was hospitalized when granite plunged down from El Capitan on Wednesday. The couple, who were hiking at the bottom of ...and more »

Yosemite climber Andrew Foster died saving wife from rockfall - The Times

A British climber was crushed to death in Yosemite National Park after he dived on top of his wife to save her from a colossal rockfall, she said yesterday. Andrew and Lucy Foster had decided to celebrate their first wedding anniversary with a trip to ...and more »

These Climbers Watched The Rocks Fall Twice In Yosemite - Valley Public Radio

Thursday's massive rockfall in Yosemite National Park has rock climbers on alert. It's the second major fall within 48 hours on El Capitan – one of the world's largest granite monoliths, standing over 3,000 feet above Yosemite Valley. The formation is ...and more »

Yosemite Rockfalls: Climbers Snap Dramatic Photos Of Crumbling Cliffs -

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, CA — Climbers at Yosemite National Park's landmark El Capitan were stunned after two thundering rockfalls in as many days left massive clouds of dust, coating the valley below. Climbers and local residents snapped photos of ...and more »