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Woman injured ice climbing in Big Thompson Canyon
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Feb 19, 2012
reporterherald.com/news/lovela... Jim Amidon
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Does the Reporter Herald report on hikers who fall and scrape their knees? Crag Dweller
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Feb 20, 2012
Crag Dweller wrote:
Does the Reporter Herald report on hikers who fall and scrape their knees?


Yes, but only as in cases like this where the rescue requires considerable personnel and effort.

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rob.calm
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Feb 20, 2012
Oh yes that is a Goat from a farm I was staying on in New Zealand......

Seems about right some times.....
Jim Amidon
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Mar 5, 2012
The Loveland Herald-Reporter published a follow up for this story including links to Mt. Proj. Nicely done for a small town newspaper..

Ice Climbing Big Thompson

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the newspaper article wrote:
More often than not, Powers said accidents are the result of human error -- people will lazily disregard safety procedures, climb without all necessary gear or, more times than not, get hit by falling ice.



Those lazy climbers just can't be bothered to dodge icefall.
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