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Re: Emergency - Kevin8020 READ

Postby Ramfan24 » Tue Jun 15, 2010 8:33 pm

Positive vibes to Kevin and SAR. Be safe everyone.

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Postby britdog » Tue Jun 15, 2010 8:40 pm

Wow! Thinking of all involved and hoping for the best outcome possible from here on out!

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Re: Emergency - Kevin8020 READ

Postby hollamby » Tue Jun 15, 2010 8:41 pm

Are there people hiking up on foot?
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Re: Emergency - Kevin8020 READ

Postby mattpayne11 » Tue Jun 15, 2010 8:44 pm

I hope that the SAR team is OK. Hoping the foot SAR team can reach him.

Travis - did he appear to sustain any other injuries from the fall? I'm really feeling for you - that must have been quite a traumatic experience!

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Re: Emergency - Kevin8020 READ

Postby travis19877 » Tue Jun 15, 2010 8:51 pm

hollamby wrote:Are there people hiking up on foot?


At approximately 4:30 a deputy told me they were planning on sending one mobile (foot) and one Chopper team up. If this is the case, that foot team should be getting close.
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Postby doggler » Tue Jun 15, 2010 8:53 pm

Thoughts are with you all. :/

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Re: Emergency - Kevin8020 READ

Postby Yalegirl09 » Tue Jun 15, 2010 8:54 pm

travis19877 wrote:
hollamby wrote:Are there people hiking up on foot?


At approximately 4:30 a deputy told me they were planning on sending one mobile (foot) and one Chopper team up. If this is the case, that foot team should be getting close.


Do we know how high up the Lake Como Rd the foot team was able to start hiking in from?

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Re: Emergency - Kevin8020 READ

Postby randalmartin » Tue Jun 15, 2010 8:55 pm

Kevin I am praying for you that the Lord give you strength. Travis I am so glad you made that tough decision.

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Re: Emergency - Kevin8020 READ

Postby travis19877 » Tue Jun 15, 2010 8:56 pm

Yalegirl09 wrote:
travis19877 wrote:
hollamby wrote:Are there people hiking up on foot?


At approximately 4:30 a deputy told me they were planning on sending one mobile (foot) and one Chopper team up. If this is the case, that foot team should be getting close.


Do we know how high up the Lake Como Rd the foot team was able to start hiking in from?



I heard they will get as far up as they can, which most likely means they will be taking a big jeep or few ATV's. Hope they were able to get up pretty high.
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Re: Emergency - Kevin8020 READ

Postby Yalegirl09 » Tue Jun 15, 2010 8:57 pm

At approximately 4:30 a deputy told me they were planning on sending one mobile (foot) and one Chopper team up. If this is the case, that foot team should be getting close.[/quote]

Do we know how high up the Lake Como Rd the foot team was able to start hiking in from?[/quote]


I heard they will get as far up as they can, which most likely means they will be taking a big jeep or few ATV's. Hope they were able to get up pretty high.[/quote]

I hope so too! You definitely made the right decision, as hard as it had to be! My thoughts are with Kevin, SAR, and everyone involved.

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Re: Emergency - Kevin8020 READ

Postby jf32 » Tue Jun 15, 2010 8:59 pm

Hey Travis - were you the guys up on Blanca and Ellingwood Monday? My thoughts are going out to you, Kevin, and the SAR team.
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Re: Emergency - Kevin8020 READ

Postby Mountainspirit » Tue Jun 15, 2010 9:03 pm

Love
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Prayers to Kevin, Travis, and SAR
Godspeed
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