Over Hill Sailing Club
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Adirondacks NY
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Re: BFS Proponent Rescued at Sea
Around here it takes teams, helicopters and everything - you can get fatally lost within sight of Vancouver. At Whistler it gets even more so - hundreds of miles of vertical wilderness in most directions.
They're virtually 100% young males as well.
With us it was usually a call, initiated by a panicked relative, after sitting at the bar and having a couple of beers. Then it was back up on a cat with flashlights looking for tracks off into the woods. We had a couple of lifts at Gore that dead-ended so anyone in there after the lift operators were gone were screwed. (Once caught NYC judge--not all kids) Sometimes we'd tuck it back down from the summit in the dark. Now that was great fun!
Alberg 35: With a philosophical flourish Cato throws himself upon his sword; I quietly take to the ship.