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California Rock-Fall in “Bermuda Triangle of Yosemite”

On June 14, a rock slide on the west face of Clouds Rest in Tenaya Canyon in California and damaged a well-known 15-pitch 5.10. 

Dustin Moore was was across the canyon climbing and watched the slide and captured the event on camera.

The canyon has been dubbed the Bermuda Triangle of Yosemite because of the number of accidents that occur there.

Legend has it that Chief Tenaya cursed the area in the 1850s as a result of the death of his son at the hands of a battalion intending to deport the natives of Yosemite Valley. Read more here.

Here is a topo of the route My Favourite Things, which was damaged by the rock slide.


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