Originally from Northridge, California, in the San Fernando Valley, Fidelman has been a climbing dirtbag since the mids. Twenty years ago, after quitting work as a fashion photographer in New York and Milan, he found himself back in Yosemite, 40 years old, and once again living in the dirt behind Camp 4. By putting those two ideas together, I thought I could make it work. His early Stone Nude shots were taken at the same boulders he captured the Stonemasters on.
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Due to the impact of the fall, Wu sustained injuries to her leg and was unable to move, the outlet reported. Despite her many calls for help, emergency responders were not able to immediately reach her as weather conditions were extremely dangerous. Nearly 28 hours later, Wu was airlifted out but was pronounced dead, officials said, according to local site Liberty News.
The sun peeked up over the top of the ridge as we walked along the bottom of the big granite wall. The sky was cold and blue, and my breath condensed in soft white clouds. It was still cold, but with the sun up, the day would quickly grow hot. The granite wall was enormous, a gray slab towering straight up. I had to bend backwards to see the top.