texan wrote:oldranger wrote:One of the times a spot locator or similar device would have been helpful.
You are right old ranger he should have had a spot locator. I could have used a long time when I hurt my knee hking alone but they weren't available then. I hurt my knee so bad I could hardly walk. but luckily I made it out barely.
I prefer a PLB.
And electronics are no substitute for leaving an itinerary with someone. They fail, they fall into boulders, they may even look like they are working and not work.