Renowned Free Solo Climber Falls to His Death

Brad Gobright, 31, fell from a cliff face in El Portero Chico in Northen Mexico on Wednesday and suffered fatal injuries. Gobright was descending with a rope at the time of the accident according to another climber Aidan Jacobson.

Jacobson survived after a bush broke his fall. Rock and Ice magazine described Gobright as “one of the most accomplished free solo climbers in the world.” He once held the speed record for climbing the Nose of El Capitan in Yosemite.

Source: Brad Gobright: Free solo climber falls to his death – BBC News

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