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Tomaz Humar rescue underway

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Postby Sam Page » Sat Nov 14, 2009 5:33 pm

That is terrible news. I have mixed feelings about my previous comment . . .

Now someone needs to write a book about his amazing life.
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Postby Dave Dinnell » Sat Nov 14, 2009 6:17 pm

Sad news indeed. :( So sorry for family and friends. What a legacy.
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Postby TobinPetty » Sat Nov 14, 2009 8:12 pm

RIP.
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Postby The Chief » Sat Nov 14, 2009 11:31 pm

Well...

He pushed the limits the likes that no one else did. He most assuredly knew what he was getting himself into on each of his adventures.

He died doing what he loved the most... and that folks is a true honor for anyone.

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Postby The Chief » Sat Nov 14, 2009 11:58 pm

He definitely had some balls and perseverance the likes of no one else.

That is why I respect him so much and always will.

Thanks Tomaz for the example that few will ever match...
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Postby asmrz » Sun Nov 15, 2009 12:27 am

So sorry to hear this. He was absolutely among the very best of today's alpinists.
Pen and I will never forget his hilarious recount of the South Face of Dhaulagiri solo climb while he was the keynote speaker at the AAC meeting at Snowbird (?) in 2002 (?). My condolences to his family and all his Slovenian climbing friends
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Postby chris.mueller » Sun Nov 15, 2009 1:17 am

Very sorry to here this. Condolences to his familiy.
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Postby Cy Kaicener » Sun Nov 15, 2009 1:38 am

Of his 1500 ascents, 70 were first ascents
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toma%C5%BE_Humar
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Postby Karrar Haidri » Sun Nov 15, 2009 5:47 pm

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Me with Tomaz Humar during his visit Pakistan

:( Shocked to hear sudden death of Tomaz Humar.Our heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family.We share in their grief.
May God grant Tomaz, eternal rest and let perpetual light shine upon him.May his soul rest in peace.
Tomaz we miss you.

with grief,
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Postby Corax » Sun Nov 15, 2009 10:51 pm

The Chief wrote:He died doing what he loved the most...


Or like Cristina Castagna put it:
To me, there's no better way to leave this word than doing something I love.

RIP both of you.
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Postby Xim » Sun Nov 15, 2009 11:10 pm

Shocking news and a new blow for the Slovenian and worldwide climbing comunity. A great man and climber is gone. My condolences to his family, friends and to the Slovenian climbing comunity.
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Postby pinscar » Sun Nov 15, 2009 11:29 pm

I met Tomaz some years ago at Ouray, Colorado. It was in a coffee house as we were both heading out to the ice. I introduced myself, adding that I admired his climbing. The man shook my hand so vigorously, seemingly putting his entire body into it, that I thought he would rip my arm off at the shoulder. It was the kind of handshake you give your best friend in the world after a 20 year absence. I'll always remember what an instantly likeable person he was.

Rest in peace, brother.
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Postby Mihai Tanase » Mon Nov 16, 2009 8:17 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5C6JCXe ... re=related

4min14 video about Tomaz's rescue on Nanga Parbat.
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Postby Mihai Tanase » Mon Nov 16, 2009 11:46 am

Borut Kantušer wrote:
Mihai Tanase wrote:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5C6JCXe1h4&feature=related

4min14 video about Tomaz's rescue on Nanga Parbat.


how come Nanga Parbat?

Something is wrong ?
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Postby Mihai Tanase » Mon Nov 16, 2009 1:13 pm

Borut Kantušer wrote:
Mihai Tanase wrote:
Borut Kantušer wrote:
Mihai Tanase wrote:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5C6JCXe1h4&feature=related

4min14 video about Tomaz's rescue on Nanga Parbat.


how come Nanga Parbat?

Something is wrong ?


Well, it is not news

You are totally right, Borut. Do I have to cancel the link or my post ?
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