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  1. Rare insight into pre-accident mindset and...

    Rare insight into pre-accident mindset and thought process in the three videos from the day of the accident on the individual's Instagram:

    https://www.instagram.com/jenniferpublicover/
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    Agreed. Well put.

    Agreed. Well put.
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    No! None of this makes sense! This is exactly...

    No! None of this makes sense! This is exactly what I'm talking about! You're conflating risk with severity.

    Risk = likelihood X severity

    You change the "likelihood" in your two scenarios. ...
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    In the "Missing hiker's dog turns up" thread you...

    In the "Missing hiker's dog turns up" thread you are applying the concepts in that article and the concept of FMEA incorrectly. You take the same logical shortcuts in this thread when it comes to...
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    Thinking that spending 30 minutes in your...

    Thinking that spending 30 minutes in your backyard has any bearing on understanding an unplanned overnight is contrived. Your convoluted and illogical risk model in the "Missing hiker's dog turns...
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    Is this -35 degrees for 30 minutes a joke? You...

    Is this -35 degrees for 30 minutes a joke?

    You consistently post things on this board that are not aligned with backcountry best practices and back them up with contrived "theories" and "tests"...
  7. Thread: Pump it up!

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    I think the intention here is a jacket with a...

    I think the intention here is a jacket with a loft thickness that can be decreased by removing air from the jacket and thus compressing the down. The air doesn't add any insulation value, it just...
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    Does it show? :D I totally agree that no...

    Does it show? :D



    I totally agree that no amount of studying or analysis (of which there has been much done) will have any sort of significant impact on how others make their decisions. My...
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    A Call and a Raise

    I will see your formula and raise you a spreadsheet

    https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0AslUe7uAR-G7dExzNWY3Y0lPR2p6d3I4MEt1eGE3TGc&hl=en&authkey=CPeRx7wC

    The System requirements are...
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    Some clarification

    Perhaps I should clarify a few points...

    My goal would not be to generate a decision tree that one would laminate and take hiking. That would be unrealistic. My goal would be to use the failure...
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    Accident Prevention Using Failure Analysis

    I, like most of this hiking community, have been interested with accidents that happen in the places that I enjoy to spend time playing in. I have come to believe that these accidents are very very...
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    5 Fingers

    Love my five fingers and ran in nike frees before I got them for about 3 years. The key to barefoot running is to start out slooowly. I would think of it less as switching to barefoot running and...
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    WMUR comment

    Just want to point out that he CLAIMS he is associated with SAR. WMUR's website is open to anyone to post and is only moderated for inappropriate comments. I'm not saying he isn't an SAR member,...
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    Vff!

    I bought a pair around the beginning of this summer and they have been a great addition to my running program. The idea behind them (and other shoes like the nike free) is that some foot and leg...
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