Climber Charles Barrett Arrested for Sexual Assault in Yosemite

August 31, 2022

California rock climber and guidebook author Charles Barrett has been arrested and charged with two counts of aggravated sexual assault and one count of abusive sexual contact. An indictment unsealed Tuesday afternoon and filed by U.S. Attorney Philip A. Talbert, alleges that on two separate occasions in August 2016, Barrett raped an individual identified as “K.G.”

All three alleged crimes took place within Yosemite National Park, according to the indictment. VeloNews