Climber injured and stranded on Humboldt Peak

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Climber injured and stranded on Humboldt Peak

Postby colopilot2002 » Sun May 06, 2007 7:31 pm

Climber is stranded above 12K on Humboldt Peak, see brief story on 9news.com.

http://www.9news.com/news/article.aspx?storyid=69460
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Postby sdkeil » Sun May 06, 2007 7:50 pm

Hmmmm I hope this isnt what I think it is about. USAKeller and TalusMonkey went to climb Humbolt this weekend. I think TalusMonkey is 38 and neither are answering their cell phones. Let us all hope for the best.
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Postby CODave » Sun May 06, 2007 7:52 pm

sdkeil wrote:Hmmmm I hope this isnt what I think it is about. USAKeller and TalusMonkey went to climb Humbolt this weekend. I think TalusMonkey is 38 and neither are answering their cell phones. Let us all hope for the best.


I was just thinking the same thing, but I never heard if they were for sure going up there. I assume they did go? I also tried their cell phones.
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Postby skwid » Sun May 06, 2007 7:58 pm

I bet you it is them... and I find it funny that you all have eachother's cell phone numbers...

Who ever it is stranded above timber line with a disolocation sounds like one shitty way to spend a night...
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Postby doumall » Sun May 06, 2007 8:03 pm

Wow, hope everything ends up well. Spending an unplanned night out in winter conditions is not fun, I have done it, but I cant imagine having two dislocations to go with it.
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Postby Jcwhite » Sun May 06, 2007 8:14 pm

Last I heard from her, she said they were going, hopefully this turns out alright, I too have spent the night out and it sucks!!
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Postby Kate » Sun May 06, 2007 8:18 pm

let's all pray and hope for the best --
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Postby Bean » Sun May 06, 2007 8:26 pm

Holy F, hope he comes out of this ok.
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Postby jimlup » Sun May 06, 2007 8:30 pm

Yeah, the chances of it being anyone else are pretty low. I hope they are OK and coming down with the SARS team right now.

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Postby ascent+descent=fun » Sun May 06, 2007 8:32 pm

they are definately in my prayers...i dont even know them and I am worried...
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Postby Floyd » Sun May 06, 2007 8:42 pm

My thoughts are with whoever is on the mountain but even more so if it turns out to be TalusMonkey and USAKeller. Its odd, I've never met either but I feel like I know them from this forum. If anyone gets an update either first hand or through more news stories, please post.
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Postby mainpeak » Sun May 06, 2007 8:42 pm

A mental down sleeping bag, bivy sack, and hot drink going out to them. Hope their OK.

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