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October 22, 2014

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In this May 28, 2014, still image from video provided by the National Park Service, a backpacker who narrowly avoided plunging to his death from a gorge at the bottom of Upper Yosemite Fall at Yosemite National Park, in Calif., is hoisted to safety by a helicopter rescue crew.

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In this May 28, 2014, still image from video provided by the National Park Service, a backpacker who narrowly avoided plunging to his death from a gorge at the bottom of Upper Yosemite Fall at Yosemite National Park, in Calif., is hoisted to safety by a helicopter rescue crew.