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Anyone in Lima Peru who can help me?

Postby Lisa Harris » Wed Jun 26, 2013 8:52 pm

On June 24th 2013 did a 16 yr old named Jamie Bamber who
> fall 30 feet backwards onto solid rock die? I could not find
> anything in the Lima news and thought this to be news worthy
> as it was a group of teens with their teacher. Can you let
> me know if such an event did happen ..what made me ask is
> that her Aunt posted that she fell but was conscious and
> wanted to get the message to friends on a social site. I
> find it hard to believe anyone falling 30 feet into solid
> rock would not die on impact based on this never mind have
> the thought process to want to let her friends on a social
> site know. All sounds bizarre to a lot of us
>
> **Falls from over 30 feet are rarely survivable. It is
> possible, but you can have someone die from a fall of 30
> feet, and it won't be unrealistic at all. A 150-pound person
> falling 30 feet will hit the ground at 44 feet per second.
> That's 13,000 pounds of force if you land on a hard surface
> like concrete.***
>
> Jamie Bamber, attempting to reach the top of Mount Nevado
> Huascarán with her Hiking Club classmates, suddenly fell
> backwards 30 feet into a wall of rock, taking the impact
> directly to her head.
>
> Professor M. Kim, a local English teacher who led the
> expedition of 8 students, alongside Rossmore Club’s hiking
> guide Lourdes Coupe, stated that she was “utterly
> devastated by the accident” and that “Bamber should be
> remembered as a “hero”
>
> “If Jamie Bamber had not unroped from her companions when
> she did, she would likely have taken them all into the
> abyss” says Lourdes Coupe who speaks from a lifetime of
> hiking in the Peruvian Andes
>
>
> Thank you
> Lisa Harris
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Re: Anyone in Lima Peru who can help me?

Postby Buz Groshong » Wed Jun 26, 2013 9:48 pm

You should be checking sources in Huaraz (such as http://www.huaraznoticias.com/) rather than Lima. Huascaran is not near Lima. The story sounds a bit hokie though; Huascaran is the highest mountain in Peru and is not climbed by "hikers."
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Re: Anyone in Lima Peru who can help me?

Postby Lisa Harris » Wed Jun 26, 2013 9:54 pm

Thank you for your help .. yes it is hokie that is why I am here LOL
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