Yosemite National Park Identifies Climbers Who Fell from El Capitan

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Date: June 2, 2018

Yosemite National Park identifies the two climbers who fell from the Free Blast route on El Capitan as Jason Wells, age 46, of Boulder, Colorado and Tim Klein, age 42, from Palmdale, California.
 
Yosemite National Park Rangers received multiple 911 calls at approximately 8:15 am reporting that two climbers had fallen. Yosemite Park Rangers and Search and Rescue staff responded to El Capitan. The two climbers did not survive the fall.  
 
This investigation is ongoing and no further details are available at this time.
 



Last updated: June 4, 2018

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