Aug 30, 2011

Picture of the Day: Highlining Yosemite Falls

 

HIGHLINING YOSEMITE FALLS

 

highlining yosemite falls Picture of the Day: Highlining Yosemite Falls
Photograph by JIMMY CHIN / NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

 

“It feels like I’m hovering in space,” says Dean Potter, perched on a highline above Yosemite Falls. Gusting winds and blinding mist make it tough to balance on the inch-thick rope 2,600 feet above the valley, but a tether attached to his waist protects him from disaster. [Source: National Geographic]

National Geographic ran a fascinating feature on the climbing culture in Yosemite, ‘Daring. Defiant. Free.‘, amazing pictures and intriguing insights!

 

via NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

 

 

 

 

 

 

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