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Colorado Snowboarder lost on Mt Hood

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Colorado Snowboarder lost on Mt Hood

Postby MountainHiker » Sun Aug 04, 2013 7:06 am

Red, Rugged, and Rotten: The Elk Range - Borneman & Lampert

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Re: Colorado Snowboarder lost on Mt Hood

Postby IHikeLikeAGirl » Mon Aug 05, 2013 5:55 am

Rest in peace Collin.

Prayers to his family and friends....
"Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time."
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Re: Colorado Snowboarder lost on Mt Hood

Postby epacalicious » Mon Aug 05, 2013 8:28 am

Watched some footage of this guy shredding at Keystone last season. He was an amazing boarder, and this is sad news.
Mountains are the means, the man is the end. The goal is not to reach the tops of mountains, but to improve the man ~ Walter Bonatti

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Re: Colorado Snowboarder lost on Mt Hood

Postby MountainHiker » Mon Aug 05, 2013 8:50 am

Channel 4
"Rescuers Find Body Of Mt. Hood Snowboarder From Colorado"
http://denver.cbslocal.com/2013/08/04/rescuers-find-body-of-mt-hood-snowboarder-from-colorado/
Red, Rugged, and Rotten: The Elk Range - Borneman & Lampert

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Re: Colorado Snowboarder lost on Mt Hood

Postby Obese_goat » Mon Aug 05, 2013 3:10 pm

I met Collin a handful of times through the Fehrle's and backyardsnowboardpark.com. :( He was a wizard when he was strapped in. A great person and a passionate snowboarder. Always smiling, always stoked. I cant say I was close to him but after this happened, I realized a lot of my closest friends were also very close friends with him. They were all a wreck yesterday. Sad times indeed. My thoughts and prayers are with his family, everybody in the BYSP family and in the shred community. RIDE IN PARADISE COLLIN!!

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Re: Colorado Snowboarder lost on Mt Hood

Postby coloradokevin » Tue Aug 06, 2013 10:34 pm

I didn't know Colin, but he was a friend of a very close friend of mine... he found out about the accident as he was reading the news from his phone at my house a few days ago. It's a small world, and I hate to hear of another life lost in the pursuit of outdoor bliss.

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