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Injured hiker rescued from Wilson Peak

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Re: Injured hiker rescued from Wilson Peak

Postby zinj » Wed Jul 03, 2013 11:57 am

I had never heard of this. Residing out of state, I decided it's probably appropriate I contribute to this fund, so I just bought a card.

I'd also encourage people to contribute to Colorado Fourteeners Initiatve http://www.14ers.org/

They're doing good work trying to maintain the mountains we love in the face of burgeoning popularity and rising usage. Seriously - check 'em out.
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Re: Injured hiker rescued from Wilson Peak

Postby Adventurgal » Wed Jul 03, 2013 12:34 pm

We were in Bilk Basin headed toward the North Ridge of Gladstone, and heard yelling, then saw the helicopter approach the southeast side of Wilson Peak. (So unnerving given Steve's fall just a week ago on TP.) The helicopter left and came back several times. Checked 14ers.com on Sunday and didn't see any related posts so thought maybe is was training run.

So glad he is ok.
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Re: Injured hiker rescued from Wilson Peak

Postby Faldron » Wed Jul 03, 2013 12:52 pm

I had not heard of CORSAR cards until a few days ago and am planning on buying a 5 year card for both my wife and myself when I arrive in CO tomorrow. It's the least we can do.

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Re: Injured hiker rescued from Wilson Peak

Postby skerryjones » Wed Jul 03, 2013 6:54 pm

I saw the helicopter from Mt. Wilson that day. They made several passes, so I also thought it was training. Glad he is OK.

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