Barry Raven wrote:R.I.P.
Helmets suggested on these San Juan 14ers.
Helmets suggested on these other 14ers.
Elks - All of them
This does not guarantee anything though as a refrigerator sized rock will take out anyone in its path helmet or not.
and I would add Mount Lindsey to this list (standard route)
I second this...I just went up Lindsey on Saturday. Before crossing over the ridge (before the gulley comes into view), I heard a massive rockslide. I was ready for the worst when I came over the ridge since I knew there were a couple people far enough ahead of us to already be in the gulley. Luckliy when I crested the ridge the couple were apparently above the slide when it went. It definitely sent chills down my spine though.
RIP, and my condolences to his family. As a father (as I'm sure everyone else) it breaks my heart to think about this.
"The greatest battle is not physical but psychological. The demons telling us to give up when we push ourselves to the limit can never be silenced for good. They must always be answered by the quiet, steady dignity that simply refuses to give in. Courage. We all suffer. Keep going." - Graeme Fife
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