[at-l] One year ago
ofahoma at aol.com
Wed Jul 20 15:11:21 CDT 2011
The thing I'll remember most about West Mt. is the almost straight down
rock scramble off that mountain to go on to Bear Mt. By then, my feet
and knees were killing me.
That was all that damn Earl Schaffer's fault. He did that!!!!!
From: Frank Looper <nightwalker.at at gmail.com>
To: Cody Girl <codycodygirl at gmail.com>
Cc: at-l <at-l at backcountry.net>
Sent: Wed, Jul 20, 2011 12:26 pm
Subject: Re: [at-l] One year ago
Like. :-)On Jul 19, 2011 9:41 PM, "Cody Girl"
<codycodygirl at gmail.com> wrote:> A year ago last night I was
camped at West Mtn shelter with my friend
> Beans. We were both tenting behind the shelter there. In the
middle of the
> night he called out for help, he couldn't get up because his legs
> cramping so bad. His tent was one of those that opens up at the
head, so I
> helped him get out and we walked around in the dark about 2:00 in
> morning, admiring the view of the Hudson and NYC until he got to
> better. And I had complained about hiking .6 off the trail to get
> shelter! Instead I wanted to stealth somewhere between there and
> Mtn. That choice and his misfortune was my good luck, it was
> out there that night. The next morning, thanks to a very slow
> were lucky enough to get our gear into the shelter just in time to
> massive storm roll across the valley and up the side of the
> the storm cleared he set off to meet family and I set off for a
> at Fort Montgomery. Dang I miss it all so much.
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