[pct-l] Please, people. Don't do this

Brick Robbins brick at brickrobbins.com
Tue May 5 15:22:41 CDT 2015

For what it is worth, this rescue was in Alpine County, just south of
Lake Tahoe. The article doesn't say where it was specifically, but the
PCT is in Alpine Country from about Sonora Pass to Echo Lake.

2015-05-05 12:15 GMT-07:00 Brick Robbins <brick at brickrobbins.com>:
> http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/crime/article20263533.html
> A hiker on the Pacific Crest Trail had to be rescued Monday by a CHP
> helicopter crew when he ran out of water due to the drought and became
> lost.
> The California Highway Patrol officers who rescued him said Driscoll
> told them that water sources on the trail he had planned to drink from
> were dried up. He then became disoriented, unable to find his way.
> The rescue began about 7:30 a.m. Monday when the Alpine County
> Sheriff’s Department called Valley Division Air Operations for help in
> finding someone who had activated a feature on a spot satellite
> personal tracker.
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvpE8va9IOc

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