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by timbernet
June 24th, 2019, 11:40 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Early Timberline Trail Attempt
Replies: 21
Views: 1652

Re: Early Timberline Trail Attempt

retired jerry wrote:
June 23rd, 2019, 9:18 am
who carries in the 950 feet of line, that must be heavy :)
It was multiple ropes tied together. Several ~100-150ft ropes, a few 300ft ropes, etc.
by timbernet
January 22nd, 2019, 1:28 pm
Forum: Idle Chatter
Topic: Where is the rage?
Replies: 13
Views: 701

Re: Where is the rage?

It is sad when I look on Google Earth for waterfalls and then you find that the land they are on is gated by timber companies and it takes a $300 permit for you to get in there... I am all for private property rights and we need lumber, but it is sad the amount of beautiful land we can't access that...
by timbernet
November 1st, 2018, 2:53 pm
Forum: Hiking Health & Safety
Topic: Satellite locators from SAR perspective
Replies: 8
Views: 738

Re: Satellite locators from SAR perspective

I've been in SAR for over 5 years in the area. Absolutely they are great, they take the search out of search and rescue. Negatives can be false activation - been deployed many times to find someone only for them to be located at home a bit later. Our team and many of our members use the Delorme/Garm...
by timbernet
September 12th, 2018, 2:44 pm
Forum: Hiking in the News
Topic: Missing hiker believed to be victim of cougar attack
Replies: 39
Views: 3282

Re: Missing hiker believed to be victim of cougar attack

I wonder if the ol' laser pointer trick or a stick with a feather on the end would work in distracting the cougar....


(joking!)
by timbernet
November 10th, 2012, 10:10 pm
Forum: Hiking in the News
Topic: Lost hiker found
Replies: 6
Views: 922

Re: Lost hiker found

Another job well done by MCSOSAR - I bet the team that found the lost hiker slept really well... they sure had a long hike!
by timbernet
August 25th, 2012, 10:45 am
Forum: Hiking in the News
Topic: Rescue Crew at Multnomah / Larch area
Replies: 10
Views: 1359

Re: Rescue Crew at Multnomah / Larch area

Yes!! Safe :). Great news!! Also thank you to a few of the voulunteer crew I ran into near the Franklin Ridge! Very good chance that those three were the team that found the hikers. There were two teams in that area (and two teams up on Larch), so I can't say for sure - but yes, those crews are gre...