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Re: CMG: RE: I fell in a crevasse on Hotlum Glacier while climbing solo

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  • camburns@rof.net
    The Here-is-how-it-happened-if-you-car-to-read link is not working here. My car can t read, by the way, though I ve been training it for decades. Camster
    Message 1 of 7 , Sep 24, 2012
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      The "Here-is-how-it-happened-if-you-car-to-read" link is not working here.
      My car can't read, by the way, though I've been training it for decades.
      Camster (Rhymes with Hamster)


      > Marek,
      >
      >
      >
      > I'm glad you survived to tell us this story. Each man's sense of
      > acceptable
      > risk is his alone. Even in the most mundane of tasks, accidents can occur.
      > I'm reminded of the story of Stickeen by John Muir, chronicling an
      > adventure
      > he had with his friend's dog on an Alaskan Glacier. Where some may have
      > read
      > the story and shouted "you fool", others read it with awe, respect, and a
      > deeper understanding of the man that has made such an impact on our world.
      > It sounds to me like you are looking back on it with sobering judgment,
      > evaluating where things went south, as a good mountaineer should, from the
      > over confidence/under estimation of the jump to the decision to be
      > ambiguous
      > about your itinerary. I think we can all learn something about ourselves
      > from your adventure. Thank you for sharing this story.
      >
      >
      >
      > It is a sober reminder to me that the mountain can be a very cathartic
      > place
      > on a solo adventure and it can also be the most unforgiving.
      >
      >
      >
      > Welcome back,
      >
      >
      >
      > Bill
      >
      >
      >
      > Bill Parker (parkerwp@...)
      >
      >
      >
      > From: CMG@yahoogroups.com [mailto:CMG@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
      > syrius2010
      > Sent: Sunday, September 23, 2012 11:37 AM
      > To: CMG@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: CMG: I fell in a crevasse on Hotlum Glacier while climbing solo
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Indeed I was in trouble this time because I was completely in solitude and
      > got stuck in a narrow icy crag and could not get out. It happened on
      > Friday,
      > Sept 14, 2012. Here is how it happened if you car to read:
      > http://www.summitpost.org/falling-in-a-crevasse-on-hotlum-glacier-mt-shasta/
      > 815565
      >
      > Climb Safe
      >
      > Marek
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    • Marek D.
      Thank you all for your words of wisdom.
      Message 2 of 7 , Sep 25, 2012
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        Thank you all for your words of wisdom.

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