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23. Sorry but a hard no from me.
Sat Jun 15, 2024, 12:54 PM
Jun 15

We are too accustomed to getting what we want just because we demand it. When I go to remote places, I know the conditions and accept the risks. The national parks would be nothing but water slides and putt putt golf courses if they had to accommodate the wishes of every tourist.

Darwin Award Old Okie Jun 15 #1
Not eligible. They survived. Wonder Why Jun 15 #3
Darwin awards can be awarded to survivors, so long as they are removed niyad Jun 15 #16
Should they been left to die? Should ignorance have mortal consequences? Magoo48 Jun 15 #4
To be honest with you, SweetT Jun 15 #9
That's a fucked up statement to make NBachers Jun 15 #21
I go to Joshua Tree a lot. Grumpy Old Guy Jun 15 #2
Old aircraft pilot saying underpants Jun 15 #7
Me too. Grumpy Old Guy Jun 15 #8
Yeah. As much of an outdoorsman as he is Sen. Kaine got caught flat footed a couple winters ago underpants Jun 15 #11
When I lived in, or near, the mountains, my car was stocked with winter niyad Jun 15 #18
I have been there, though immediately north of Joshua Tree sarisataka Jun 15 #12
Small satellite comm device saved the life of a former co-worker. He was avid, very experienced camper. iluvtennis Jun 15 #15
I have a friend with a similar story. Grumpy Old Guy Jun 15 #22
When you are dead you don't know it, the pain is felt by others. twodogsbarking Jun 15 #5
Really lucky for them . . . Richard D Jun 15 #6
It infuriates me that there is no cell service there. Grumpy Old Guy Jun 15 #14
I used to solo backpack there. Richard D Jun 15 #19
Sorry but a hard no from me. SarahD Jun 15 #23
Rather than condemn them, sarisataka Jun 15 #10
+1 Emile Jun 15 #17
So, they VOLUNTARILY hiked in the DESERT, and ran OUT OF WATER. 4lbs Jun 15 #13
Boy, oh boy dai13sy Jun 15 #20
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