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Old 01-16-2013, 06:17 AM
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Absolutely heartbreaking!

After coming back from our first backcountry overnighter, I realized I had taken WAY too much stuff. Maybe not.

I always try to take gear if conditions get worse. They rarely do, but when it happens, it can make all the difference. Holli & I did a hike to LeConte last year Boulevard to Alum. Supposedly upper 60's really turned out to be 38 with 20-30 mile an hour winds.

Jay, I doubt you were as close as this guy was, but it always a good lesson in keeping it safe.
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