Pit bull on Mt Massive

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Re: Pit bull on Mt Massive

Post by DArcyS » Tue Jun 26, 2018 6:38 am

Derby Ale wrote:
DArcyS wrote: I suppose the extra-verbage in my post set the wrong tone, my apologies.
No, I think it was pretty much the meat and potatoes of your post that set the wrong tone.
Well, it is kind of tough telling a guy who for the most part only climbs class 2 peaks that his perspective on "danger" may not be accurate or relevant, so there's no way to sugar coat that. I suppose driving might be more dangerous than climbing Mt. Elbert. Happy?
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Re: Pit bull on Mt Massive

Post by Somewhat of a Prick » Tue Jun 26, 2018 7:39 am

lol, thread got off topic in just a few posts and now we are debating how dangerous driving is. Well done fellas
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Re: Pit bull on Mt Massive

Post by Phill the Thrill » Tue Jun 26, 2018 7:54 am

Madison08 wrote:Hi All,
I am wondering if anyone has any information about the owners of a black pit bull that attacked me near the saddle of Mt Massive going down the standard route on on Saturday. I was walking past them and the dog jumped at me and bit into my upper thigh, going through my pants and puncturing my leg. The owners were two males. One of the owners was a very heavy set man. They had no leash, so one of them laid on the dog as he was growling after the attack. Unfortunately, they did not give me their contact information. If anyone has any information about them, even the vehicle type, color, etc. please PM me. I want to know if this dog is up to date on his vaccinations, etc. so I can move on.
I'm so sorry you were attacked like this, and I'm glad to hear you're doing well. But seriously, if I was attacked and bitten by a pit bull, there's no freaking way I'm walking away from that scene without calling authorities. Now these idiots are free to hike again with an unleashed vicious dog who may very likely attack another person sometime down the road, and maybe next time won't work out so well. I'm sure you were traumatized yourself and just trying to be a good neighbor, but sheesh that's a serious situation.
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Re: Pit bull on Mt Massive

Post by Oldskool70 » Tue Jun 26, 2018 8:02 am

DArcyS wrote:
Derby Ale wrote:
DArcyS wrote: I suppose the extra-verbage in my post set the wrong tone, my apologies.
No, I think it was pretty much the meat and potatoes of your post that set the wrong tone.
Well, it is kind of tough telling a guy who for the most part only climbs class 2 peaks that his perspective on "danger" may not be accurate or relevant, so there's no way to sugar coat that. I suppose driving might be more dangerous than climbing Mt. Elbert. Happy?
Thank you for your enlightenment. I will use your sound judgement for future discussions. IE Although I've only reached the 50M level trail running, I will limit my posts on Ultra's. I've only sectioned hiked the Colorado trail, but will limit my input on THRU-hikes. I was in the NAVY... but was not a SEAL, so I will limit my discussions on the military. When I got bit by the dog(s) I did not need stitches or shots, so I will limit discussion on medical matters. And if see someone speak with more than 28 fourteeners, I will stand down & shush it. Sorry Bill M. I will do better monitoring myself for the good of the forum. :-"
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Re: Pit bull on Mt Massive

Post by DArcyS » Tue Jun 26, 2018 8:54 am

Oldskool70 wrote:
DArcyS wrote:
Derby Ale wrote: No, I think it was pretty much the meat and potatoes of your post that set the wrong tone.
Well, it is kind of tough telling a guy who for the most part only climbs class 2 peaks that his perspective on "danger" may not be accurate or relevant, so there's no way to sugar coat that. I suppose driving might be more dangerous than climbing Mt. Elbert. Happy?
Thank you for your enlightenment. I will use your sound judgement for future discussions. IE Although I've only reached the 50M level trail running, I will limit my posts on Ultra's. I've only sectioned hiked the Colorado trail, but will limit my input on THRU-hikes. I was in the NAVY... but was not a SEAL, so I will limit my discussions on the military. When I got bit by the dog(s) I did not need stitches or shots, so I will limit discussion on medical matters. And if see someone speak with more than 28 fourteeners, I will stand down & shush it. Sorry Bill M. I will do better monitoring myself for the good of the forum. :-"
Yeah, the 'net is bad for communication. This communication would probably go off a lot better in person. Here's the bottom line: that oft repeated statement can lure people into a false sense of security on the harder peaks. That's not good.
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Re: Pit bull on Mt Massive

Post by cbmurtagh » Tue Jun 26, 2018 9:25 am

I never post on here, and I kind of thought the OP was discussing being attacked by a dog? Anyway, I just wanted to mention that for the last two years vehicle deaths have topped 40K in the US. That doesn't include people who were injured and lived. Seems to me like driving is a bit more dangerous, but maybe I should limit my input since I don't actually drive 24 hours a day.
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Re: Pit bull on Mt Massive

Post by DArcyS » Tue Jun 26, 2018 1:50 pm

cbmurtagh wrote:I never post on here, and I kind of thought the OP was discussing being attacked by a dog? Anyway, I just wanted to mention that for the last two years vehicle deaths have topped 40K in the US. That doesn't include people who were injured and lived. Seems to me like driving is a bit more dangerous, but maybe I should limit my input since I don't actually drive 24 hours a day.
True, but far less die on the trollway. :lol:
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Re: Pit bull on Mt Massive

Post by cbmurtagh » Tue Jun 26, 2018 1:55 pm

No, but I'm actually a real person...I just don't often post because it ends up being a bunch of people like you arguing, and I have a life.
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Re: Pit bull on Mt Massive

Post by LURE » Tue Jun 26, 2018 1:58 pm

cbmurtagh wrote:No, but I'm actually a real person...I just don't often post because it ends up being a bunch of people like you arguing, and I have a life.
Oh BURN!! Watch out Darcy, this guy has a life. Don't mess with him or he'll make us feel real bad about ourselves.

Funny that one of the 4 posts you've ever made was to jump into an argument that would typically be reserved for people without lives.
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Re: Pit bull on Mt Massive

Post by cbmurtagh » Tue Jun 26, 2018 2:02 pm

Sorry, I will head back into the shadows now. At least until another topic like driving comes up, which I am extremely passionate about.
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Re: Pit bull on Mt Massive

Post by AlexeyD » Tue Jun 26, 2018 2:03 pm

cbmurtagh wrote:No, but I'm actually a real person
A troll IS a real person. What you're thinking of is called a bot.

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Re: Pit bull on Mt Massive

Post by highpilgrim » Tue Jun 26, 2018 2:35 pm

AlexeyD wrote:
cbmurtagh wrote:No, but I'm actually a real person
A troll IS a real person. What you're thinking of is called a bot.

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