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Sierra snow bridges…..be careful

Postby graham » Tue Jun 21, 2011 4:09 pm

This gal is very lucky to be alive….yowzer :shock:
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Re: Sierra snow bridges…..be careful

Postby goldenhopper » Tue Jun 21, 2011 4:46 pm

Was just getting ready to post this. I can't tell you how many times I've taken chances on snow bridges like this, but I was always with others.
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Re: Sierra snow bridges…..be careful

Postby dskoon » Tue Jun 21, 2011 5:19 pm

Wow. Scary. She's very fortunate to have made it out of there. Smart throwing her pack out.
Brings to mind this story, and the consensus of what happened to the guy is a similar story: a snowbridge gave way, he became trapped underneathed, and sadly perished. Great read.

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Re: Sierra snow bridges…..be careful

Postby RyanBr » Tue Jun 21, 2011 5:54 pm

Wow, that is scary. Snow bridges can definitley be scary and this is proof that they can be very dangerous. So far I've been fortunate and only had minor incidents. Thanks for posting the article Rick.
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Re: Sierra snow bridges…..be careful

Postby fedak » Tue Jun 21, 2011 6:10 pm

Brings to mind this story, and the consensus of what happened to the guy is a similar story: a snowbridge gave way, he became trapped underneathed, and sadly perished. Great read.


You just gave away the ending :)
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Re: Sierra snow bridges…..be careful

Postby butitsadryheat » Tue Jun 21, 2011 9:47 pm

sounds as if it had been much longer she'd have possibly not had such a good outcome :shock:
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