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MoneyWise Logo By Doug Whiteman of MoneyWise | Slide 2 of 11: Its spectacular waterfalls and rock formations make Yosemite a magnet for tourists, campers and rock climbers. But some climbers are no match for the park's steep rock faces.In June 2018, two climbing veterans fell to their deaths trying to scale majestic El Capitan. Last September, a teen from Israel died while trying hang off a rock to pose for a photo.The National Park Service says Yosemite averages 2.5 climbing deaths per year, and not just from falls. Some climbers die of hypothermia when they're not dressed appropriately for the weather.

1. Yosemite National Park, California

Its spectacular waterfalls and rock formations make Yosemite a magnet for tourists, campers and rock climbers. But some climbers are no match for the park's steep rock faces.

In June 2018, two climbing veterans fell to their deaths trying to scale majestic El Capitan. Last September, a teen from Israel died while trying hang off a rock to pose for a photo.

The National Park Service says Yosemite averages 2.5 climbing deaths per year, and not just from falls. Some climbers die of hypothermia when they're not dressed appropriately for the weather.

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