Brady Robinson, the executive director of the Access Fund, an organization that seeks to protect climbing areas in the United States, said Mr. Wells was one of his best friends, and they often climbed together on routes in Boulder.
And in 2015, Tyler Gordon fell to his death while climbing the Nose. In 2013, Felix Kiernan died on the East Buttress after being hit by rockfall dislodged by the leader.
A total of 51 climbers have died from traumatic injuries in the park from 1970 through 1990, according data posted online by the Park Service. The technique does involve ropes, but falling is still "incredibly unsafe because there is no fixed anchor to take the force of the fall" with this technique. He said Klein was known for his speed and knowledge of El Capitan.
Richards is not sure if the climbers were "hands free" or using ropes.
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