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Zion BASE jump tragedy

by desainme » Wed Mar 26, 2014 10:10 pm

It is reported perhaps by the American Alpine Club that Sean Leary did not survive a jump in Zion Park. He established speed records with Alex Honnold, climbed in Patagonia and on Baffin Island and was part of Sender Films. Condolences to his family.

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Re: Zion BASE jump tragedy

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Re: Zion BASE jump tragedy

by Buz Groshong » Thu Mar 27, 2014 2:19 pm

desainme wrote:It is reported perhaps by the American Alpine Club that Sean Leary did not survive a jump in Zion Park. He established speed records with Alex Honnold, climbed in Patagonia and on Baffin Island and was part of Sender Films. Condolences to his family.


Correction: The article said "near" Zion; it's illegal to BASE jump in Zion N.P.

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Re: Zion BASE jump tragedy

by MoapaPk » Thu Mar 27, 2014 3:11 pm

This article:
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57722 ... d.html.csp
Says the body was located below West Temple, which is definitely in the park.

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Re: Zion BASE jump tragedy

by Buz Groshong » Fri Mar 28, 2014 2:54 pm

MoapaPk wrote:This article:
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57722 ... d.html.csp
Says the body was located below West Temple, which is definitely in the park.


You are right; here's the park's news release on it: http://www.nps.gov/zion/parknews/basejumperrecovered.htm

Well, at least he beat the possible fine! :(


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