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[pct-l] Sad news

Sad news indeed.  I remember 8 years ago climbing with him at Beacon rock in
the Combia Gorge during a break he had with the media in Portland.  Timing
was so tight we had to run down the trail in our rock shoes (ouch) in order
to get him back for his next appointment.  The next morning he got a ride to
Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood and ran to the top and back in his tennis shoes
(with crampons on).  He was 54 at the time and I was thinking, wow, I'd be
happy to be in half the shape he was when I hit 54 (I was 33 at the time).

 -----Original Message-----
From: 	Kevin Corcoran [mailto:kevin@antelecom.net]
Sent:	Tuesday, August 13, 2002 9:01 PM
To:	pct-l@backcountry.net
Subject:	[pct-l] Sad news

Renowned wilderness photographer and mountain climber Galen Rowell
and his photographer wife, Barbara, were killed in the crash of a
private airplane early Sunday morning just south of the airport in
Bishop, Calif.

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