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2 Trampers Dead, possibly hypothermia

Postby wayno » Tue 22 Nov, 2016 10:05 am

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Re: 2 Trampers Dead, possibly hypothermia

Postby GPSGuided » Tue 22 Nov, 2016 11:13 am

RIP
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Re: 2 Trampers Dead, possibly hypothermia

Postby Gadgetgeek » Tue 22 Nov, 2016 6:41 pm

Hypothermia makes it really hard to parse what might have happened. Its such an insidious thing. Hopefully we can learn somethings from this as the investigation continues.
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Re: 2 Trampers Dead, possibly hypothermia

Postby wayno » Wed 23 Nov, 2016 3:48 am

they picked a non standard, long route, some of it over demanding exposed terrain. could well have been twelve hours or more walk in a single day..
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Re: 2 Trampers Dead, possibly hypothermia

Postby GPSGuided » Wed 23 Nov, 2016 5:33 pm

Inadequate gear and preparation?
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Re: 2 Trampers Dead, possibly hypothermia

Postby wayno » Wed 23 Nov, 2016 5:37 pm

GPSGuided wrote:Inadequate gear and preparation?


theres no information been made available on that.
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Re: 2 Trampers Dead, possibly hypothermia

Postby RonK » Wed 23 Nov, 2016 6:13 pm

The weather conditions as described in that report don't seem so extreme - others have survived far worse conditions.

And there were others in the same area at the time.

So certainly a puzzling event.
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Re: 2 Trampers Dead, possibly hypothermia

Postby wayno » Wed 23 Nov, 2016 6:17 pm

theres varying reports on the weather. I know the area well, and its notorious for localised extreme weather, i lived nearby and the difference in weather could be marked, people get caught out in the warmer seasons, the seasonal weather isnt cut and dry at all...
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