[pct-l] ...rescue on the PCT - call or email your best wishes to Bill Roberts
losthiker at sisqtel.net
Tue Sep 6 19:16:58 CDT 2011
I just got back tonite from 17 days of walking in northern Wash, so this is
news to me. I'll catcht the updates at work tomorrow. I also saw that Scott
"Bink" is hiking sobo. He hiked from Mon78 to Harts pass on 8/8, and
probably beyond. I took two nites and 3 days walking to do the same...
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Sent: Saturday, September 03, 2011 12:44 PM
Subject: ...rescue on the PCT - call or email your best wishes to Bill
> This via my 'grapevine':
> Bill is at Mercy Medical Center in Redding, CA, & will be there 3 to 5
> Cracked pelvis, ruptured spleen, several broken ribs, but no mention of
> broken leg...
> Bill (registered as William Roberts) is in room 276; Mercy phone number is
> Peggy is with him and answering his phone currently; Bill sounds very good
> what has happened (I said he was 'tough'!)...
> Per Bill everything sounds very good for a full recovery - I'm sure he
> will be back in the
> saddle soon enough! - you can't keep Bill out of the mountains (or off a
> horse) very long!!
> Bill perked up even more in talking of past meetings and places in the
> NorCal mountains...
> If you know Bill at all, give him a call!
> One could email Bill at Mercy, also - but emails are "not delivered on
> weekends" and might
> be "delayed over holidays", so there's a good chance Bill would be
> discharged before receiving
> any emails on Tuesday! See
> Calling might be best IMHO. Let Peggy & Bill know the PCT community is
> thinking of them!
> Thank you. (and thank Bill for all he has done over the years on the
> Happy trails!!!
> Jim (PITA)
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