5 fall on Mount Harvey after cornice collapse.

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5 fall on Mount Harvey after cornice collapse.

by Tonka » Mon Apr 10, 2017 6:47 pm


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Re: 5 fall on Mount Harvey after cornice collapse.

by mrchad9 » Mon Apr 10, 2017 8:02 pm

Cornices scare the crap out of me... this is a close as I was willing to get even without one... and I was feeling the shakes :shock:

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Re: 5 fall on Mount Harvey after cornice collapse.

by Yank-Tank » Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:22 am

This one gave me the chad shakes. How you doing Chad?

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Re: 5 fall on Mount Harvey after cornice collapse.

by distressbark » Tue Apr 11, 2017 12:11 pm

What a horrible outcome, condolences to friends and families of the deceased. With all the snow around Vancouver this year, I've read reports of some large cornice failures with massive avalanches throughout the area.

Hiker Alastair Ferries was on the trail Saturday when he passed a man in his 40s near the summit who had trailed behind the group.

But when Ferries reached the summit a few minutes later, the only thing he saw were the group's tracks leading over the edge of the mountain's sheer cliff.

"They were kind of going parallel to the ridge," he said. "They were back but I could see where their tracks were where the snow had caved away."

"[I] noticed that they'd gone out on a cornice right close to the edge and the cornice had collapsed."


http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/lions-bay-search-resumes-hikers-found-and-recovered-1.4062976

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Re: 5 fall on Mount Harvey after cornice collapse.

by mrchad9 » Tue Apr 11, 2017 6:31 pm

Dude you didn't stand on the top! Your legs gave out just one and a half meters below the summit!

I'm doing well Yank-Tank lol

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Re: 5 fall on Mount Harvey after cornice collapse.

by jedicolin » Tue Apr 11, 2017 6:51 pm

That is terrible news.

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Re: 5 fall on Mount Harvey after cornice collapse.

by Yank-Tank » Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:45 pm

mrchad9 wrote:Dude you didn't stand on the top! Your legs gave out just one and a half meters below the summit!

I'm doing well Yank-Tank lol


You just have to do the Chad shimmie and get that hand up there to top out.

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Re: 5 fall on Mount Harvey after cornice collapse.

by mrchad9 » Tue Apr 11, 2017 10:21 pm

Yeah that counts... that is good form

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Re: 5 fall on Mount Harvey after cornice collapse.

by Jacky Chan » Tue Apr 18, 2017 3:42 pm

Yank-Tank wrote:This one gave me the chad shakes. How you doing Chad?

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This is an impressive and terrifying picture :o


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