Yosemite National Park, CA — 23 year old Christopher Hale of Gainesville, Florida was found dead today in Yosemite Valley.
According to Ranger Kari Cobb Hale had been reported missing since Sunday morning. He was found by Park rangers at 1pm today.
It appears that Hale fell from an unnamed cliff face above Mirrior Lake in eastern Yosemite Valley. The exact cause of death and other details remain under investigation.
Hale was an employee of Delaware North Corporation and Resorts at Yosemite, Inc., the Park’s primary concessionaire. Hale was in training and scheduled to work at White Wolf.
Hale becomes the second Yosemite fatality this weekend. Saturday afternoon 40 year old Manoj Kumar of San Ramon, CA slipped and fell to his death while descending Half Dome.