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Care to take guess?

Postby maverick » Fri Apr 03, 2009 2:23 pm

While at Yosemite in the early 70's I was listening to a ranger at Glacier Point
giving a talk to a crowd of people.
During his presentation he talked about a person who was evacuated out of the
back country by helicopter because of 2nd and 3rd degree burns to his body while
hiking in the snow.
Care to guess what part of his body got burned?



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Re: Care to take guess?

Postby hikerduane » Fri Apr 03, 2009 7:34 pm

:) Where the light doesn't shine normally?:)

On a mid Spring trip to Lassen, with a group I belong too, it was so nice, all I wore during the day was my shorts. By Tuesday after work, I had a blister on my one shin the size of an egg yolk.
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Re: Care to take guess?

Postby maverick » Sat Apr 04, 2009 10:51 am

Nope, but I figured that was what a lot of people might be thinking.
Come on people take a guess be creative.
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Re: Care to take guess?

Postby rlown » Sat Apr 04, 2009 10:53 am

Ok, i'll guess cheeks. assuming he had on sunglasses, your face is pretty prone to reflective burning.

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Re: Care to take guess?

Postby maverick » Sat Apr 04, 2009 10:54 am

Nope
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Re: Care to take guess?

Postby rlown » Sat Apr 04, 2009 11:06 am

no hat, scalp? you're killing us here. i suddenly feel the need to slather SPF 30 over my body.
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Re: Care to take guess?

Postby copeg » Sat Apr 04, 2009 11:26 am

Because the dude needed to be evacuated I'd guess the bottoms of the feet - lounging back barefoot...I know I've had some sunburns in strange areas from the snow
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Re: Care to take guess?

Postby rlown » Sat Apr 04, 2009 11:33 am

you're probably right, but who takes their boots off in the snow? I did whitesides meadow once in the Emigrant wilderness. painful on the eyes as there was a good foot of snow for 2 miles.

Hope the guy was billed for the evac.

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Re: Care to take guess?

Postby Rosabella » Sat Apr 04, 2009 12:43 pm

hikerduane wrote::) Where the light doesn't shine normally?:)

Well, the answer to that was "nope", so that eliminates my first guess. ;)

Well, heck.... I'll guess his hands (but you said to be creative, so I doubt if that's right).
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Re: Care to take guess?

Postby ERIC » Sat Apr 04, 2009 1:45 pm

I'll say it...his 'junk'? :moon:
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