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Sonora, CA — The Tuolumne County Coroner´s office has determined that 44 year old Peter Charles Noble of Oakland, CA died of hypothermia.

Noble and a climbing parter started a descent of Cathedral Pak in Yosemite very early Sunday morning. At approximately 7:30 Noble´s partner met a park ranger on the roadway.

A rescue team retrieved Noble´s body shortly thereafter.

Written by Bill Johnson