Born in Alaska: The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; surely I have a delightful inheritance. Psalm 16:6
Wow, gald he's alive! having a hunting partner, comes in handy sometimes!
"Mountains are not fair or unfair, they are just dangerous" ~ Reinhold Messner
I wonder if that's the same Mike Vogel that got stomped by a moose in Anchorage some years back. A year after that incident, he ended up shooting a moose in self defense on the Coastal Trai, I believe. If it is the same guy, he sure has a knack for getting into trouble.
Just FYI there have been several threads on here about rafting the gerstle and they turned into a debate. Some who have not actually rafted the canyon feel its a piece of cake. Obviously not....
“I come home with an honestly earned feeling that something good has taken place. It makes no difference whether I got anything, it has to do with how the day was spent. “ Fred Bear
I hunt alone some and am buying an "In reach" GPS satellite unit by DeLorme. You can get help buy pushing a button. It also sends a GPS coordinate and pre-programmed message. I'm 70 now and it makes my wife sleep better. The mountains can be very unforgiving. Have fun-be safe.
"If we lose freedom here, there is no other place to escape to. This is the last stand on earth." ...Ronald Reagan.....please never forget this!!!