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#51707 - 08/17/17 10:37 PM Wife found, thanks
GeraldBarker Offline

Registered: 08/14/17
Posts: 12
Loc: San Diego, CA
I wanted to thank everyone who was concerned and helped the effort to locate my wife LaVonne. She was a couple of days lare at the Onion Valley trailhead on a south to north JMT trek. She had to duct tape together her new ultra-light backpack most of the trip as the bottom seams failed.
She is now backpack shopping and I sent her a Garmin Inreach to improve our communications.
Thanks to all. I would address everyone individually but the original message thread was deleted, likely to not cause confusion after she was found.
Thanks Again!

#51714 - 08/18/17 12:24 AM Re: Wife found, thanks [Re: GeraldBarker]
Steve C Offline

Registered: 09/22/09
Posts: 7578
Loc: Fresno, CA
Gerald, it wasn't deleted -- I moved it over into the "General Discussion" forum.
    Here's the link.

I felt it was important enough and more people would see it over there.

#51715 - 08/18/17 07:42 AM Re: Wife found, thanks [Re: GeraldBarker]
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Registered: 10/22/09
Posts: 830
Loc: Oh Cursed, USA
This is great news!
Have fun and enjoy the Gr8 Yd Opn.

#51718 - 08/18/17 08:24 AM Re: Wife found, thanks [Re: GeraldBarker]
Snacking Bear Offline

Registered: 08/09/11
Posts: 498
Loc: Saugus, CA
Very happy news! I'm glad that she was just experiencing some equipment failure.
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#51719 - 08/18/17 09:40 AM Re: Wife found, thanks [Re: Snacking Bear]
Mac Offline

Registered: 08/14/17
Posts: 7
Loc: LosGatos CA
Great news for what must have been a worrisome couple of days. I imagine she was generally ok other than her own pace and backcountry MacGyver skills to get to the OV trailhead. Best to both of you.