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Shepherd Pass Recovery

Postby robow8 » Wed May 27, 2015 5:45 pm

Anybody hear anything about this?
https://www.facebook.com/InyoCountySher ... 95/?type=1
Condolences to the family.

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Re: Shepard Pass Recovery

Postby schmalz » Wed May 27, 2015 5:53 pm

The guy who found the corpse posted about it on some facebook groups. Same guy that posted the photos of shepherds pass about a week ago that were linked on this board. No other info other than that.

It sounds like someone trying to do a late season JMT or early season PCT hike without being prepared for the cold.
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Re: Shepherd Pass Recovery

Postby austex » Wed May 27, 2015 7:31 pm

I was driving s/b on 395 yesterday, heard then saw a CHP heli land at Lone Pine a/p mid morning. Thought SAR; but no vehicle/people met it for 5+ mins on the ground. I moved on.... Maybe a followup visit to the pass?
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