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    • max.patch wrote:

      lol, i guess i don't need to waste any time replying to a post made yesterday that has since disappeared...
      I deleted it.

      It seemed to be trolling by someone who joined yesterday for the sole purpose of bashing a hiker.

      I thought about it for a while beforehand and even formulated a long reply in my mind. I also considered taking a vote and seeing if y’all wanted it to stay.

      I can’t bring it back but I can re-post it if y’all think I should.
      In life there are no limitations. Except stupidity. If you're stupid, you're screwed.

      Stephan Pastis
    • Traffic Jam wrote:

      max.patch wrote:

      lol, i guess i don't need to waste any time replying to a post made yesterday that has since disappeared...
      I deleted it.
      It seemed to be trolling by someone who joined yesterday for the sole purpose of bashing a hiker.

      I thought about it for a while beforehand and even formulated a long reply in my mind. I also considered taking a vote and seeing if y’all wanted it to stay.

      I can’t bring it back but I can re-post it if y’all think I should.
      i agree with your conclusion that the whole purpose was to bash someone. my first thot was jealousy; your thot that he may be a troll is also valid. probably both -- a jealous troll. :)

      i was going to disagree with everything he wrote; i don't need to see the post again. i don't think it added anything to the discussion.
      2,000 miler

      The post was edited 1 time, last by max.patch ().

    • Traffic Jam wrote:

      max.patch wrote:

      lol, i guess i don't need to waste any time replying to a post made yesterday that has since disappeared...
      I deleted it.
      It seemed to be trolling by someone who joined yesterday for the sole purpose of bashing a hiker.

      I thought about it for a while beforehand and even formulated a long reply in my mind. I also considered taking a vote and seeing if y’all wanted it to stay.

      I can’t bring it back but I can re-post it if y’all think I should.
      He sounded jealous and butthurt.
      "Dazed and Confused"
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    • Second Chance Hiker has been injured and needed assistance off the trail...

      klamathfallsnews.org/news/kcso…r-in-sky-lakes-wilderness

      He time delays his videos releases so that is why it has taken a month for this to become widely known. I stopped following his videos because he had entered into territory I had not hiked yet, but I was rooting for him. I am sure some will use this rescue to say 'I told you so,' but I am very happy for him. He should be proud of what he accomplished. Hope he can heal up fast and get back on the trail.
      “Of all sad words of tongue or pen,
      the saddest are these, 'It might have been.”


      John Greenleaf Whittier
    • IMScotty wrote:

      Second Chance Hiker has been injured and needed assistance off the trail...

      klamathfallsnews.org/news/kcso…r-in-sky-lakes-wilderness

      He time delays his videos releases so that is why it has taken a month for this to become widely known. I stopped following his videos because he had entered into territory I had not hiked yet, but I was rooting for him. I am sure some will use this rescue to say 'I told you so,' but I am very happy for him. He should be proud of what he accomplished. Hope he can heal up fast and get back on the trail.
      thanks for posting; i didn't know this.

      i watched his first 30 or so videos -- a record for me as i don't really like hiking videos -- but then he posted one that was a bit over 30 minutes. that did it for me; had no desire to watch a 30 minute video and just got out of the habit of following along. i'll have to jump ahead and watch his last couple or so and see what's going on. hope he gets well and gets back out there.

      corey mcdonald...lol, i guess the guy who said he had a great trail name as "chance" was his real last name didn't know what he was talking about. somebody wrong on the internet -- imagine that! :)
      2,000 miler
    • Astro wrote:

      Latest from Little B (Nessa Pepp)

      youtube.com/watch?v=Yf1OqC3rbGc
      Funny that they both seemed to think that 'Watermelon Snow' was blood. If I came across what I thought was a blood soaked snowfield, the last thing I would do is enter it!

      He should have kept his ice axe in those conditions.

      I'm thinking/ hoping this is a only few pulled muscles and he can hopefully bounce back fairly quickly.
      “Of all sad words of tongue or pen,
      the saddest are these, 'It might have been.”


      John Greenleaf Whittier
    • max.patch wrote:

      Astro wrote:

      One of my life goals of hiking is to never need a SAR team, especially a helicopter.
      i've always thot it would be horrible to be rescued by flying thru the air connected to a helicopter by a rope.
      but after watching that video i'm convinced the claustrophobia i'd experience would be worse.
      Max,

      I'm pretty sure if the claustrophobia does not kill you.... the spin will.

      “Of all sad words of tongue or pen,
      the saddest are these, 'It might have been.”


      John Greenleaf Whittier
    • IMScotty wrote:

      max.patch wrote:

      Astro wrote:

      One of my life goals of hiking is to never need a SAR team, especially a helicopter.
      i've always thot it would be horrible to be rescued by flying thru the air connected to a helicopter by a rope.but after watching that video i'm convinced the claustrophobia i'd experience would be worse.
      Max,
      I'm pretty sure if the claustrophobia does not kill you.... the spin will.


      that poor woman.

      murphy's law strikes again.
      2,000 miler
    • max.patch wrote:

      IMScotty wrote:

      max.patch wrote:

      Astro wrote:

      One of my life goals of hiking is to never need a SAR team, especially a helicopter.
      i've always thot it would be horrible to be rescued by flying thru the air connected to a helicopter by a rope.but after watching that video i'm convinced the claustrophobia i'd experience would be worse.
      Max,I'm pretty sure if the claustrophobia does not kill you.... the spin will.


      that poor woman.
      murphy's law strikes again.
      I like the "definitely passed out by now" comment. For her sake I hope that was true.
      The road to glory cannot be followed with much baggage.
      Richard Ewell, CSA General
    • max.patch wrote:

      Astro wrote:

      One of my life goals of hiking is to never need a SAR team, especially a helicopter.
      i've always thot it would be horrible to be rescued by flying thru the air connected to a helicopter by a rope.
      but after watching that video i'm convinced the claustrophobia i'd experience would be worse.
      I have some issues with claustrophobia. Probably contributed to my success as a high school wrestler. I was highly motivated to keep people off of me. When I was getting my MRI for my shoulder back in 2015 it was really bothering me, but fortunately I was tired enough I fell asleep.
      The road to glory cannot be followed with much baggage.
      Richard Ewell, CSA General
    • Astro wrote:

      max.patch wrote:

      Astro wrote:

      One of my life goals of hiking is to never need a SAR team, especially a helicopter.
      i've always thot it would be horrible to be rescued by flying thru the air connected to a helicopter by a rope.but after watching that video i'm convinced the claustrophobia i'd experience would be worse.
      I have some issues with claustrophobia. Probably contributed to my success as a high school wrestler. I was highly motivated to keep people off of me. When I was getting my MRI for my shoulder back in 2015 it was really bothering me, but fortunately I was tired enough I fell asleep.
      My claustophobia kicks in when watching an adventure show on TV and some guys are exploring a cave and there is this tiny hole that has never been explored and they just crawl in. I start feeling queezy and change the channel. Why can't we have more hiking shows.
    • odd man out wrote:

      Astro wrote:

      max.patch wrote:

      Astro wrote:

      One of my life goals of hiking is to never need a SAR team, especially a helicopter.
      i've always thot it would be horrible to be rescued by flying thru the air connected to a helicopter by a rope.but after watching that video i'm convinced the claustrophobia i'd experience would be worse.
      I have some issues with claustrophobia. Probably contributed to my success as a high school wrestler. I was highly motivated to keep people off of me. When I was getting my MRI for my shoulder back in 2015 it was really bothering me, but fortunately I was tired enough I fell asleep.
      My claustophobia kicks in when watching an adventure show on TV and some guys are exploring a cave and there is this tiny hole that has never been explored and they just crawl in. I start feeling queezy and change the channel. Why can't we have more hiking shows.
      The only time I've experienced true darkness was in a cave, turn out the lights and it's a darkness you can feel.
      I may grow old but I'll never grow up.
    • odd man out wrote:

      Astro wrote:

      max.patch wrote:

      Astro wrote:

      One of my life goals of hiking is to never need a SAR team, especially a helicopter.
      i've always thot it would be horrible to be rescued by flying thru the air connected to a helicopter by a rope.but after watching that video i'm convinced the claustrophobia i'd experience would be worse.
      I have some issues with claustrophobia. Probably contributed to my success as a high school wrestler. I was highly motivated to keep people off of me. When I was getting my MRI for my shoulder back in 2015 it was really bothering me, but fortunately I was tired enough I fell asleep.
      My claustophobia kicks in when watching an adventure show on TV and some guys are exploring a cave and there is this tiny hole that has never been explored and they just crawl in. I start feeling queezy and change the channel. Why can't we have more hiking shows.
      yeah...not having space to move isn’t for me. The thought of my arms or legs being confined makes me panicky.
      In life there are no limitations. Except stupidity. If you're stupid, you're screwed.

      Stephan Pastis
    • max.patch wrote:



      i watched his first 30 or so videos -- a record for me as i don't really like hiking videos -- but then he posted one that was a bit over 30 minutes. that did it for me; had no desire to watch a 30 minute video and just got out of the habit of following along. i'll have to jump ahead and watch his last couple or so and see what's going on. hope he gets well and gets back out there.
      he posted a Q&A video that's an hour and a half long...

      if anyone watches it please post the cliff notes version. :)
      2,000 miler
    • max.patch wrote:

      max.patch wrote:

      i watched his first 30 or so videos -- a record for me as i don't really like hiking videos -- but then he posted one that was a bit over 30 minutes. that did it for me; had no desire to watch a 30 minute video and just got out of the habit of following along. i'll have to jump ahead and watch his last couple or so and see what's going on. hope he gets well and gets back out there.
      he posted a Q&A video that's an hour and a half long...
      if anyone watches it please post the cliff notes version. :)
      Yeah I would be interested in the Cliff Notes version too. Don't have 1.5 hours right now to watch.
      The road to glory cannot be followed with much baggage.
      Richard Ewell, CSA General