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Missing Climber on Maroon Bells

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Re: Missing Climber on Maroon Bells

Postby sarag17 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 8:59 pm

Hi everyone, the climber is Lenny Joyner. He is from NY and everyone back East is extremely worried for him. We are all hoping for the best possible outcome.

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Re: Missing Climber on Maroon Bells

Postby sushnbill » Mon Jul 23, 2012 9:00 pm

Hey Lenny, I hope this is all just a big mistake and that I will be talking to you real soon. See you back at the station next time I am doing OT.

Bill Rich

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Re: Missing Climber on Maroon Bells

Postby nyker » Mon Jul 23, 2012 9:35 pm

Apparently per the link below, on Jul 19th, Lenny posted that he made it to Maroon Peak:

https://plus.google.com/104135085027010498116#104135085027010498116/posts

and gave the coordinates (per Google)...In his comment, he mentions "part 2"...which could imply an objective of doing the traverse..but I don't want to speculate.

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Re: Missing Climber on Maroon Bells

Postby SilverLynx » Mon Jul 23, 2012 9:40 pm

Please, please be okay. [-o< Proud to see another New Yorker representing on the 14ers.
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Re: Missing Climber on Maroon Bells

Postby nyker » Mon Jul 23, 2012 9:41 pm

Yea, I really hope he's ok. I don't know Lenny, but wishing for a good outcome here...

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Re: Missing Climber on Maroon Bells

Postby Bresch » Mon Jul 23, 2012 9:46 pm

He's an FDNY paramedic. His station and brotherhood is checking up in here FYI

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Re: Missing Climber on Maroon Bells

Postby sarag17 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 10:10 pm

I am pretty positive that on Thursday, that was Part 2. He was supposed to come back to NYC Friday.

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Re: Missing Climber on Maroon Bells

Postby zdero1 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 10:21 pm

Thoughts and best wishes to the climber's family and friends during this agonizing time and hoping for safe return home. :(
Stay safe SAR team. You guys are heroes.

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Re: Missing Climber on Maroon Bells

Postby FDNY4257 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 10:58 pm

Lenny come back to us dude!

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Re: Missing Climber on Maroon Bells

Postby mattpayne11 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 11:00 pm

Big time bummer. I'll be in the area soon, so if I see anything, will get info to you ASAP.

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Re: Missing Climber on Maroon Bells

Postby HazTacLt » Mon Jul 23, 2012 11:34 pm

Lenny, brother you are in our hearts and prayers. Im keeping the faith man. Dont give up hope.

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Re: Missing Climber on Maroon Bells

Postby Mountainspirit » Tue Jul 24, 2012 5:30 am

[-o<
Praying for a safe and rapid return.
Will be hiking near the area this weekend - will keep my eyes open, though we'll likely have news by then.
Stay safe SAR
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Because my cup doth overflow
With the beauty of the days gone by." - Van Morrison

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