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Renowned Climber Todd Skinner Killed While Climbing The Leaning Tower

| October 24, 2006

In a huge shock to the climbing community Todd Skinner, a world renowned climber and one of the greats of the sport, fell while climbing The Leaning Tower and was killed.

Our deepest sympathies to his family.

If you want to know more about Todd Skinner there’s a good article about the accident here and more info on his life and accomplishments over at wikipedia.

He’ll be sorely missed.


Category: Climbing, News, Yosemite Valley News


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