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Missing hikers in emigrant

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Re: Missing hikers in emigrant

Postby austex » Wed Jun 22, 2016 8:07 am

Delorme Inreach SE =awesome. Handshake tells you msg received and can 2 way txt. GPS too. Uses Iridium Sat system, very reliable...ReConn good too. No batteries required!
Like the old Amex commercial "don't leave home w/o it"

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Re: Missing hikers in emigrant

Postby Wandering Daisy » Wed Jun 22, 2016 3:51 pm

I do not understand the reluctance to simply turn back and return the way you came when you run into too much snow of difficult terrain. I have retreated plenty of itmes. It beats trying uncertain new routes forward.
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