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Re: Snowboarder Missing off Berthoud

Postby Moboy56 » Thu Jan 20, 2011 8:03 am

prayers to the family and friends in this tragic event.
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Re: Snowboarder Missing off Berthoud

Postby 14erdude83 » Thu Jan 20, 2011 12:57 pm

Very sad...

My Condolences to his family and friends

R.I.P

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Re: Snowboarder Missing off Berthoud

Postby somethingrandom » Thu Jan 20, 2011 1:04 pm

peter303 wrote:Why should SAR teams spend lots of resources rescuing fools?


Someday you may be that fool and wish like hell the wonderful SAR guys are out there looking for you. Foolish is only a matter of opinion and I personally find your comment that of a fool in Mamby Pamby land!

My condolences too are for the family, and I hope the dog is ok. [-o<
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Re: Snowboarder Missing off Berthoud

Postby EatinHardtack » Thu Jan 20, 2011 1:20 pm

lostsheep5 wrote:
peter303 wrote:I hope he found soon.

But didnt he read the avy reports or look outside at the weather and snow conditions?
Its been ultra-dangerous for several days.
Why should SAR teams spend lots of resources rescuing fools?


Please don't be a Captain Hindsight...Trying to learn from an accident is one thing, but making blind assumptions and chewing out the person(s) involved without knowing specific details is dumb.

Condolences to family and everyone involved.


Well said Eric!

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