MarioBuzz

RSS
Dec 3
Freestone Climb, Yosemite Falls
Kate Rutherford can’t hear a thing while climbing so close to the roar  of Yosemite Falls. She can’t find much to hang on to either. The water  polishes the rock “like glass.” Wearing tape on her hands, she has to  repeatedly jam them into fissures for the ascent. Spectacular scenery  makes up for the discomfort. The climbing route is called Freestone,  Rutherford says, because “it’s a peach of a route.”

Freestone Climb, Yosemite Falls

Kate Rutherford can’t hear a thing while climbing so close to the roar of Yosemite Falls. She can’t find much to hang on to either. The water polishes the rock “like glass.” Wearing tape on her hands, she has to repeatedly jam them into fissures for the ascent. Spectacular scenery makes up for the discomfort. The climbing route is called Freestone, Rutherford says, because “it’s a peach of a route.”