Hiker Breaks Leg in Blue John Canyon

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Hiker Breaks Leg in Blue John Canyon

Post by PaleoRob » Sep 26 2011 12:07 pm

Inspired by 127 hours, a NC man went out to Blue John Canyon and ended up breaking his leg.
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Re: Hiker Breaks Leg in Blue John Canyon

Post by oceanwithin » Sep 26 2011 12:50 pm

I was canyoneering there a few days before this happened. Crazyness.

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Re: Hiker Breaks Leg in Blue John Canyon

Post by Alston_Neal » Sep 26 2011 3:41 pm

That's a great story, the will to survive is pretty amazing.
In Japan they say only old people and crazy people hike mountains...........yep


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Re: Hiker Breaks Leg in Blue John Canyon

Post by PatrickL » Sep 27 2011 12:24 pm

"I was actually following my GPS, crawling right on top of my feet print that I had hiked in on," Richards said.

That's awesome.

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Re: Hiker Breaks Leg in Blue John Canyon

Post by PaleoRob » Sep 27 2011 6:06 pm

Why someone would need GPS to follow their own literal footprints I don't understand.
I guess all I can say is go prepared and I'm glad this turned out ok.
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