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bearbnzEast Couloir?

bearbnz

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That is a cool and unusual photo. I'm glad you chose to post it. Is this the East Couloir?
Posted Oct 27, 2003 10:39 am

steelemanRe: East Couloir?

steeleman

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sweet photo!



my dad used to call those chinooks "shithooks" back in vietnam. any background on this photo?
Posted Oct 27, 2003 11:52 am

bearbnzRe: East Couloir?

bearbnz

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Apparently this rescue took place in the St. Jean Couloir on October 6, 2003. A 48 year old male climber fell and broke his leg and wrist, and his partner went for help. The SAR team decided that a carry-out was inadvisable, and requested the helo. The closest available was in Pendleton Oregon, and did not arrive on scene until Monday morning (the accident occured Saturday afternoon). Here are the details.
Posted Nov 2, 2003 9:13 pm

desainmeDynamic Mountain pix

desainme

Voted 10/10

And I thought that all the out takes from "Vertical Limit" were in New Zealand
Posted Oct 27, 2003 11:59 am

Bill OttPizza Delivery!

Bill Ott

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Want to SPLIT one?
Posted Oct 27, 2003 12:15 pm

Rick KentThanks for the photo

Rick Kent

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Hey thanks for posting the photo! I was up there the day before the Chinook came in (when the SAR team first arrived) and didn't get to see the final rescue.
Posted Dec 15, 2003 1:28 pm

PellucidWombatprice tag

PellucidWombat

Voted 10/10

Great photo! I bet that rescue cost the climber an arm and a leg!
Posted Feb 19, 2004 10:22 pm

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