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because they are little mountains…

And very underestimated.

A friends father came from Colorado… Experienced in summer climbing in the Rockies he went up Mount Washington in summer gear. Before the Lakes of the Clouds hut ( in June) it started to rain. It was 38 degrees… He became hpothermic… Fortunately there were people on the trail that put up a tent gave him warm liquid and dry clothes and called for rescue.

He said : I thought the East Coast Mountains would be easy,.

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Backpacker Magazine wants to enliven this discussion…

New Hampshire’s Bad Search and Rescue Policy May Be About to Get Even Worse - Backpacker

And they come out squarely against charging people for rescues.