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#296537 - 07/02/20 09:14 PM Re: Hikers, protective gear requirements, and SAR [Re: Michael2]
DaveL Offline
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Registered: 10/03/18
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Loc: Colorado Springs,CO
Yes unfortunately

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#296538 - 07/02/20 10:01 PM Re: Hikers, protective gear requirements, and SAR [Re: Phaedrus]
Phaedrus Offline
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Registered: 04/28/10
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Loc: Big Sky Country
Originally Posted By: Phaedrus
My feeling from living in CdA, Idaho and Bozeman, MT is that every spot accessible to a human is full of folks from CA and WA, at least in the western half of the country.


No offense to fine Californians such as Hikermor! smirk whistle grin
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#296539 - 07/02/20 11:42 PM Re: Hikers, protective gear requirements, and SAR [Re: Phaedrus]
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Registered: 08/26/06
Posts: 7308
Loc: southern Cal
I have to chuckle. Before I came to California and met Mrs. Hikermor, I was a Professional Arizonan, casting asprsions at all the Calidamfornians invading our space.

And now I am one....


Edited by hikermor (07/02/20 11:43 PM)
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#296540 - 07/03/20 12:14 AM Re: Hikers, protective gear requirements, and SAR [Re: Michael2]
Phaedrus Offline
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Registered: 04/28/10
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Loc: Big Sky Country
Hahaha! The funny thing is, just going by the complaints about Californians taking over you'd think that 10 million people per year are fleeing the state! But I think the stats say it's about 500,000 per year. Beautiful state to be sure. And if CA has some problems they're in good company since every place I've ever been has had problems as well. grin
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#296570 - 07/08/20 12:04 AM Re: Hikers, protective gear requirements, and SAR [Re: hikermor]
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Registered: 08/31/11
Posts: 1186
Loc: Alaska
Another take on the current volunteer SAR situation, and the effects of COVID19:
Search and Rescue Teams, Already Stretched Thin, See Surge in Calls
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