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    Default Two Hikers Helped off MW Last Night

    The day before a hurricane...good lord!?!?!?!?

    Two Mass. hikers helped off Mount Washington ahead of storm
    http://www.unionleader.com/article/2...WS07/110829876

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    Two idiots.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KathyC View Post
    Two idiots.
    So true! And very lucky to be alive.
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    Twenty, ten, five and let it freeeeEEEEEEeeze!

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    I've seen a number of couples and groups that start hiking later in the day and always wondered if they really knew what they were in for. Apparently, someone is watching over them!

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    I think they missed the last hiker shuttle....

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    Ever notice.. the idiots are always the flatlande? Did these kids not watch TV for the previous week? every one knew some kind of storm was coming.

    heck when I hike in the whites, I carry foul weather gear even when the weather is gorgeous! I don't even bother hiking when I know a storm is coming!

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    It is times like this that we should not interfere with natural selection

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    Many times we all have seen folks starting off late. When we pass (on my way down and they are heading up), I stop and chat with them to see what they think they are doing. If the answer is a real dumb, oh, gong up to the summit - then I talk to them real frankly and tell them they need to turn around. A few times they have had kids and I have said, go a bit further - show the kids the snow - then head back down. You are not going further! And I say that very forcefully. They need someone to do a reality check with them.

    Clueless? Yes. Inexperienced. No idea what they are getting into. So, they need a good chat. I have never gotten any push-back.
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