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[at-l] Whites Incident & Cell Phone
- Subject: [at-l] Whites Incident & Cell Phone
- From: TRich@FDIC.gov (Rich, Timothy D.)
- Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2002 13:18:44 -0400
Based upon Papa Bear's relayed story from one who'd met the hiker in
question, it does indeed seem a stretch to parlay this tragedy into a
commentary on the evils of cell phone use or slackpacking. It appears to be
a sad combination of weather and injury.
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Sent: Friday, October 11, 2002 1:27 AM
Subject: [at-l] Whites Incident & Cell Phone
> [ Picked text/plain from multipart/alternative ]
> Perhaps it's a little early for such, but it struck me that the
> involvement of the Whites hypothermia victim with cell phone rescue should
> If I read the report correctly, the victim called in a rescue request
> for himself by cell phone and was waiting for rescuers.
> After reading the story it struck me later that this man was possibly
> slackpacking the Whites hut to hut only carrying minimal gear and a phone.
> The report said he had no pack when he was found.