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[pct-l] Hairy Experience


That section is noted for being a problem at might, as so in many Parks. What 
every their plans were I was not going to find out.


> Lonetrail, did you come away with any idea what these two were trying to do?
> Kevin
> >Last winter about 5 PM while Backpacking I dropped down to Vincent Gap 
> hoping
> >to spent the night there. There was a dumpster in the parking lot. I was
> >hoping to set my tent up against the dumpster for a wind break. The wind 
> was
> >howling about 50 miles per hour
> >
> >Just as I was ready to take my pack off a car came into the lot. It had 
> two
> >men in front seat and circle me several time. I decided to start up trail 
> to
> >Mt. Baden Powell hoping to get distance between them and me. The trail at 
> the
> >beginning is steep with a hand rail for about fifty feet. The trail was
> >covered with snow and ice. I still had my crampon on. Knowing this I felt
> >somewhat safe.
> >
> >They parked and watch me proceed up the trail. They then pulled out and 
> went
> >up the road about several lengths of a foot ball field turned around and
> >parked.
> >
> >I came to a level area and decide to keep and eye on them and at the same
> >time make my dinner. I planned to turn of my light and stove off if they
> >moved their car.
> >Just as the water started to boil. The car rushed down the road turning 
> into
> >the parking lot at a great rate of speed. The Lot being cover with ice and
> >snow they slid into the dumpster. I could hear the smash and then the 
> sound
> >of the fan belt banging against mental as it rotated around. One of the 
> men
> >head broke the windshield and then the cursing began. It was dark by then 
> and
> >I could not see. I could hear then jump out of the car. Still cursing at 
> each
> >other they begin to pull the bent fender from the front tire. Within ten
> >minutes they pulled out and I could hear the fan belt banging metal as 
> they
> >drove away.
> >
> >Yes, there is a God.
> >
> >Lonetrail
> >
> >

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