Picture of the Day: Highlining Yosemite Falls
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!