[at-l] 1500 foot fall, accident & rescue White Mtns, near AT

nightwalker.at at gmail.com nightwalker.at at gmail.com
Fri Apr 9 06:53:41 CDT 2010


Since they are wrapped around your wrist, you have to raise one arm, grab about 6" from the bottom with the other hand and dig into the ground. Make sure the tip is at an angle towards you. Gauranteed to work better than nothing at all!

-----Original Message-----
From: Leslie Booher <lbooher at charter.net>
Sent: Friday, April 09, 2010 12:04 AM
To: <nightwalker.at at gmail.com>; Victor Hoyt <vnhoyt at gmail.com>; at-l <at-l at backcountry.net>
Subject: Re: [at-l] 1500 foot fall, accident & rescue White Mtns, near AT

So how do you self-arrest with hiking poles?  I have Lekis.  a'bear
 
 
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