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About alpinepronghorn

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  1. Deadliest Mountains in US?

    *Not* Without Peril. By Nicholas Howe. Good read.
  2. Accident on Hood 12-11-09

    Thoughts and prayers for the missing climbers and their families.
  3. News poll: require climbers to carry beacons?

    Forget the poll. Write your state senator and representative. They're listening: I've had a 5 email back-and-forth with my rep. explaining the unitended consequences of beacon legislation (unprepared climbers taking greater risks, more calls for help, more rescues and more accidents. He's skeptical, but open to reason. http://www.leg.state.or.us/findlegsltr/home.htm Remember, keep in civil. Point out that the experts (PMR, etc) oppose such measures. Good links to bring up: Portland Mountain Rescue position: http://www.pmru.org/pressroom/headlines/20091213PMRStatementRegardingMissions.html Jim Whittakers 2007 NYT op-ed: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/09/opinion/09whittaker.html?_r=1 NASAR (national association of search and rescue) opposition to charge for rescue: http://www.nasar.org/nasar/news.php?id=316 Prayers for the lost, and safe climbing to all.
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