Monday, February 19, 2007

Stranded Climbers Located

CNN is saying that the three climbers did everything right...

Read more here

I disagree. Now, granted, I am no mountain climber, and you are about as likely to see me on top of Mt. Hood in the middle of winter as you are to see me on the cover of Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Edition, but I think they are all wrong here.

When you go mountain climbing in white out conditions you are not doing anything right. While I believe you have the right to put your own life at risk if you should so choose, inevitably you are putting the lives of many others in peril, because they have to come rescue your dumb ass. There is also the wasted time, money and resources...

There are better ways to play in the snow.

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