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Baby Found: Mt. Sneffels

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Re: Baby Found: Mt. Sneffels

Postby somethingrandom » Mon Sep 17, 2012 9:04 am

Most importantly, his dad got to finish the class 3 ridge climb =D>
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Re: Baby Found: Mt. Sneffels

Postby J-RockandRockpile » Mon Sep 17, 2012 9:06 am

HEY!

This is similar to that story about the Dog that got left behind - poor dog
I have been to the top of the mountain, and it is good

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Re: Baby Found: Mt. Sneffels

Postby YooperJonKornely » Mon Sep 17, 2012 9:10 am

I just saw this baby's father on TV... he is cool with one of the rescuers just taking her instead of fighting to get her back. Seems like a nice guy.

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Re: OMG

Postby Carl » Mon Sep 17, 2012 9:16 am

Jay521 wrote:Obviously the parents do not subscribe to LNT (Leave No Toddler) guidelines.


Well played sir.

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Re: Baby Found: Mt. Sneffels

Postby tehchad » Mon Sep 17, 2012 11:15 am

That looks like shelter, good clothing, and food for a week. We should all be so lucky.

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Re: Baby Found: Mt. Sneffels

Postby Timmmber » Mon Sep 17, 2012 11:26 am

SKIPPY?!?!? who effin leaves a kid with that!!!
Jiff is the way to go!! The dad should fry!!! I would say let's put a SAR
Group together, but we can't go at night because I need some new batteries in my headlamp and there is a snag in my 200 dollar pullover north face, I don't wanna get it dirty in the dark! Well that and I have to watch the forum rant if someone else is comfortable enough with the peak to go at night when the boogie man is out

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Re: Baby Found: Mt. Sneffels

Postby ChrisRoberts » Mon Sep 17, 2012 11:31 am

The baby will never miss those who abandoned him. NEVER
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Re: Baby Found: Mt. Sneffels

Postby peter303 » Mon Sep 17, 2012 11:35 am

Timmmber wrote:SKIPPY?!?!? who effin leaves a kid with that!!!
I would say let's put a SAR
Group together, but we can't go at night because I need some new batteries in my headlamp and there is a snag in my 200 dollar pullover north face, I don't wanna get it dirty in the dark! Well that and I have to watch the forum rant if someone else is comfortable enough with the peak to go at night when the boogie man is out

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Re: Baby Found: Mt. Sneffels

Postby edhaman » Mon Sep 17, 2012 11:37 am

I've known the dad for a long time. He loves his kid, but after assessing the situation he decided the kid would be better off being raised by marmots.

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Re: Baby Found: Mt. Sneffels

Postby Bill Cummings » Mon Sep 17, 2012 11:45 am

The critical question here--not obvious from the photo--is whether they left the kid wearing cotton or wool/synthetics. There could be some serious child abuse charges involved here. On the other hand, they are to be congratulated for leaving the kid properly color-coordinated (with the obvious exception of the red mittens).

Also unknown is the issue of whether they'd given the kid sufficient GPS/compass training....
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Re: Baby Found: Mt. Sneffels

Postby Upstate Hiker » Mon Sep 17, 2012 11:48 am

Look at this kid crowding the trail. He must be from out of town.

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Re: Baby Found: Mt. Sneffels

Postby Timmy » Mon Sep 17, 2012 11:53 am

Surely these are the types of parents that refuse to clean up after their baby as well. They give all the people who DO cleanup after their baby a bad name. ](*,)
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