Mountainjeff wrote:Never found. SAR ops were called off due to unsafe conditions after over a week of searching. I would guess over 100 inches of new snow has fallen since they went missing. At best, the bodies will be found this spring.
Mountainjeff wrote:The muir snowfield claims a number of lives every year.
BigMitch wrote:Excitableboy: Thank you for the reading suggestion! I just ordered it.
ScottyP wrote:Last time I was on the mountain I brought "pickets" as reading material, I thought the ranger at Schurman was going to heave me down a crevasse!
ExcitableBoy wrote:One of the most frightening things I have seen in the mountains was a moulon on the Muir Snowfield. It was perfectly round, as large as a manhole, a hundred feet deep with a large river running under the snowfield. Falling in would be a cold, frightening death.
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