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Woman rescued near Mt. Evans

Postby randalmartin » Sun Aug 19, 2012 8:33 pm

Based on the location of the rescue it sounds like she may have suffered some medical emergency and not a climbing accident.

http://www.denverpost.com/breakingnews/ci_21350568/woman-rescued-from-mountain-clear-creek-county?source=rss

Hope she will be ok.

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Re: Woman rescued near Mt. Evans

Postby Hungry Jack » Mon Aug 20, 2012 8:21 am

My impression is that that spot is not a place where a lot of people venture. I assume she was not hiking alone, whether she came via the Sawtooth or Evans.

Hope she is OK.
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Re: Woman rescued near Mt. Evans

Postby GregMiller » Mon Aug 20, 2012 8:25 am

Huh, we saw the helicopter fly into that area twice, and were wondering what had happened. Thanks for posting that, and I hope she'll be ok.
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Re: Woman rescued near Mt. Evans

Postby Jim Davies » Mon Aug 20, 2012 8:29 am

Thank goodness it wasn't a dog. :-"
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Re: Woman rescued near Mt. Evans

Postby screeman57 » Mon Aug 20, 2012 8:33 am

was she chewing gum?
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Re: Woman rescued near Mt. Evans

Postby Hungry Jack » Mon Aug 20, 2012 8:50 am

I hope she paid her fee.
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Re: Woman rescued near Mt. Evans

Postby pkripper » Mon Aug 20, 2012 12:00 pm

Did she slip on poop?

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Re: Woman rescued near Mt. Evans

Postby MtHurd » Mon Aug 20, 2012 12:01 pm

If it's not a dog, who cares.

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Re: Woman rescued near Mt. Evans

Postby zdero1 » Mon Aug 20, 2012 12:43 pm

Did her hottub slip off the summit?

Was she underprepared after reading RangerGuy's post that Evans was only a f****** molehill?

Was she overprepared after reading RangerGuy's post that crampons/iceaxe/shovel/probe/pickett may be needed in summer and toppled over from fatigue?
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Re: Woman rescued near Mt. Evans

Postby FireOnTheMountain » Mon Aug 20, 2012 12:47 pm

wow, theres some major insensitivity here.

If you don't have something constructive to say, don't say it. No one cares how funny you are on this thread.
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Re: Woman rescued near Mt. Evans

Postby MtHurd » Mon Aug 20, 2012 2:04 pm

zdero1 wrote:Did her hottub slip of the summit?


:lol: :lol: :lol: I mean, how dare you!

Re: Woman rescued near Mt. Evans

Postby its_not_a_tuba » Mon Aug 20, 2012 2:11 pm

Was she a "mountaineer"?
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