Extreme free climber Dean Potter died over the weekend while attempting to jump from Taft Point, a 7,500ft high cliff edge in Yosemite National Park.
Potter, 43, and his friend, Graham Hunt, 29, were killed on Saturday after they attempted a BASE jump.
BASE – an acronym for buildings, antennas, spans and Earth - jumping entails climbers wearing parachutes or wingsuits and leaping from fixed points.
Taft Point is near Half Dome and El Capitan and the pair had attempted to fly clear of a notch of cliffs but collided with them, reported the New York Times.
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