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Capitol Peak Rescue at 14,000ft?

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Re: Capitol Peak Rescue at 14,000ft?

Postby wildlobo71 » Sat Aug 31, 2013 9:18 am

dcbates80911 wrote:A quick article on the incident.

http://www.aspentimes.com/news/7935810-113/aspen-palmer-stranded-capitol


Quick doesn't begin to describe it... that's a tweet.
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Re: Capitol Peak Rescue at 14,000ft?

Postby TallGrass » Sat Aug 31, 2013 3:37 pm

rescuemonkey wrote:There was a small plane flying around the area around 9:30 as we were recrossing the knife edge.
Wondering if just a sight-seeing plane. Saw one doing loops around Capitol the morning I hiked it and have spotted others elsewhere.
Not sure if I'll do more 14ers. The trip reports are too tiring. :wink:

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Re: Capitol Peak Rescue at 14,000ft?

Postby RiceSnob » Sat Aug 31, 2013 3:45 pm

We're praying that will give the good outcome, and give the rescue wisdom and great weather to get the work done and keep everyone safe.

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