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Aug 01, 2011


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Andi Smidth

Life is really precious. My condolences to the woman's family. I'd suggest for them to visit www.deathletters.org as it really helped me as well when I was going through a similar experience.

Lawyers for hip replacements

This is a terrible tragedy. My sincere condolences goes out to the family and friends. I guess she wasn't alone on this trip. It must have been horrible for those accompanying her to witness her fall.

jaise@hip lawyer

The National Park Authorities are not liable on any occurrences like this. The negligence is on the side of the victims.

Phoenix Medical Malpractice

Sad news indeed. My deepest condolences to her family. May her good soul rest in peace.


"The park's website instructs hikers to not climb the cables area when the rock is wet, warning that most accidents on the cables happen when the slopes become slick."

Brock D.

Even if the cable snapped, there are the 2 x 4's across the "trail" supported by the metal posts. The route is gnarly for the average hiker and have seen people turn around at the base (especially after sitting at the bottom watching). Whatever the cause, I am sorry for her family and the friends that may have watched it happen.

Pete Thomas

It's a very sad story but I was told the cable did not snap. I'll try to add details Tuesday. So sorry to report the awful news.

John Kukulica

Haley was a lovely precious young woman who accidently fell to her death while climbing down Half Dome while cabled. She slipped on a wet rock, the cable snapped and she fell 600 feet to her death. What a tragedy. How could the cable have snapped?

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