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(Fox News)   After deciding to climb a mountain to "touch the clouds," hiker "hallucinated wildly" while lost in California forest. Well, isn't that pretty much what you go out into the forest to do in California?   (foxnews.com) divider line 112
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2013-04-09 10:58:04 AM  
Awkward headline, farked up story. Only at the very end to they mention a deputy who damn near got killed looking for their dumbasses. No GPS on your phone? Really?
 
2013-04-09 10:59:06 AM  
Dipshiats.  Next time take the farking well used and maintained trial to the peak rather than leave the trail without enough water, ten essentials, sense....
 
2013-04-09 11:06:24 AM  
she looks like she could survive longer than the average person without food.

just saying


/well, maybe not the average American.
 
2013-04-09 11:29:52 AM  
It seems like a rugged outdoorsman like Nicholas would have more sense.

www.gannett-cdn.com
 
2013-04-09 11:53:00 AM  

Sybarite: It seems like a rugged outdoorsman like Nicholas would have more sense.



I bet he freaked out when he wasn't able to get to the mountain top in 26 minutes.
 
2013-04-09 11:55:42 AM  
He climbed cathedral mountains, he saw silver clouds below
He saw everything as far as you can see
And they say that he got crazy once and he tried to touch the sun
And he lost a friend but kept his memory
 
2013-04-09 11:59:43 AM  
media.techeblog.com
 
2013-04-09 12:00:05 PM  
At least they weren't lost in a blizzard. That wouldn't have ended well.
 
2013-04-09 12:01:00 PM  

Sybarite: It seems like a rugged outdoorsman like Nicholas would have more sense.

[www.gannett-cdn.com image 255x339]


There are mountains in New Jersey???
 
2013-04-09 12:04:53 PM  
A successful vision quest then?
 
2013-04-09 12:05:06 PM  
Both her and him are dumbasses. They were one mile from a shopping mall and could even hear the traffic.
 
2013-04-09 12:06:03 PM  

ChipNASA: [media.techeblog.com image 450x470]


Came here to post this.
 
2013-04-09 12:06:14 PM  
I'm guessing they were hallucinating before they got lost.
 
2013-04-09 12:07:03 PM  

UberDave: Sybarite: It seems like a rugged outdoorsman like Nicholas would have more sense.


I bet he freaked out when he wasn't able to get to the mountain top in 26 minutes.


he realized that he'd forgotten his hair gel and panicked.

/excuse me while I kiss the sky
 
2013-04-09 12:07:14 PM  
"I don't even know if we'll make it to the morning because we have no water."
 
2013-04-09 12:07:17 PM  

BKITU: He climbed cathedral mountains, he saw silver clouds below
He saw everything as far as you can see
And they say that he got crazy once and he tried to touch the sun
And he lost a friend but kept his memory


i3.ytimg.com
"No, that's totally not about drugs...  (snert, guffaw, cough)"
 
2013-04-09 12:07:55 PM  
So, they wanted to break the surly bonds of gravity and punch the face of God?
 
2013-04-09 12:08:34 PM  
"We just saw a good place and we were like, `Oh, we're just going to scale the mountain here," she said.

dl.dropbox.com
 
2013-04-09 12:09:18 PM  

ChipNASA: Sybarite: It seems like a rugged outdoorsman like Nicholas would have more sense.
[www.gannett-cdn.com image 255x339]

There are mountains in New Jersey???


Heh.  But seriously, what a "mountain" in New Jersey may look like:

0.tqn.com
 
2013-04-09 12:10:19 PM  
I'm not saying it was

files.shroomery.org

but it was

files.shroomery.org
 
2013-04-09 12:10:31 PM  
Having been caught out in the wilderness overnight without water etc. I'm having a hard time envisioning 2 semi healthy adults going from lost to hallucinating in under 24 hours. Especially ones that would have stayed put after calling for help. Why would they leave the area where they called for help ?

You have already made the adult decision that you are lost and are going to call for help. The next thing you do is stay put. sitting and waiting isn't going to make your body need a tremendous amount of water. There is more to this story. I would bet they were hallucinating before they got lost on that trail.
 
2013-04-09 12:11:10 PM  
How many times did he cry, "where's my Dad?"
A mile from a mall. 1 mile.
farktards will inherit the earth.
 
2013-04-09 12:12:35 PM  
No junk food! Just Earth-ly goods,
I ate weird berries in the woods,
Now I'm seeing colours, I'm getting higher,
I think I'll start....

A FOREST FIIIIIIIIRE!
 
2013-04-09 12:13:09 PM  
Looks like she was digging for those rocks with her bare hands. Eeesh...
 
2013-04-09 12:13:14 PM  
in another story when they found the guy, he reportedly kept asking the rescuers, "am i in Newport Beach?"

biatch, do you see the ocean?  do you smell Spaghetti Bender?  Do you see boats sailing all around you?


/drugs are bad, mmmmkay?
 
2013-04-09 12:14:20 PM  
That's why you do it in the desert.
images.nymag.com
 
2013-04-09 12:17:44 PM  
The tents getting bigger, the tents getting bigger, the tents getting bigger
Its a Monster!!!!

/Nothing is obscure on Fark, right?
 
2013-04-09 12:18:33 PM  
At least it was "hallucinating wildly" instead of "had a religious experience."
 
2013-04-09 12:19:29 PM  
500 feet from Holy Jim trail, I bet at least 30 people a day mountain bike there.  And thats a low guess.  The trail head usually has at least a few cars parked there at any given daylight hour.
 
2013-04-09 12:20:34 PM  
Hopefully this guy will do the world a favor, and get a vasectomy.
 
2013-04-09 12:25:59 PM  
Darwin just missed on this one.
 
2013-04-09 12:30:36 PM  
Absolutely everything about this story is hinky.
 
2013-04-09 12:30:40 PM  
Yes
 
2013-04-09 12:32:04 PM  

big pig peaches: I'm guessing they were hallucinating before they got lost.


Yeah, they were probably tripping balls on something.  Idiots
 
2013-04-09 12:32:10 PM  

Cyclonic Cooking Action: 500 feet from Holy Jim trail, I bet at least 30 people a day mountain bike there.  And thats a low guess.  The trail head usually has at least a few cars parked there at any given daylight hour.


The Modjeska entrance? Mountain bikers go by my father-in-laws house all day. 30 is a very conservative number. Also, they make a lot more noise since the cougar attack.
 
2013-04-09 12:33:38 PM  
And these two are why we should start charging for rescues.
 
2013-04-09 12:35:12 PM  
I'm a hiker, mountain climber and backpacker. I never leave the house unprepared.
1)OR Bivy Sack
2) MSR Water filter
3) Surefire firestarter and some powdered magnesium,
4) Snickers Candy bars, jerkey and other dehydrated foods. light weight packed full of fat, salt and calories
5)minimum I carry my mountain hardware outdoor bag
6)Compass,
7)REI whistle (audible for a mile)
8)headlamp w/extra batteries
9) book, something who cares. you need to keep your mind occupied
10) Flares
11) Small first aid kit, including Aspirin, penicillin, Ibuporfen, bandaids, Ethanol and Iodine wipes and suture kit.
12) fixed blade Gerber knife and also a multitool and ducktape.


That is my survival kit. I am missing a few things but I have the rest under control. also.
 
2013-04-09 12:35:39 PM  
girl and a guy jump in the woods to fark each other while high on substances. get lost while high on substances. come down off substances and have no idea where they are. then they get rescued.

end of story
 
2013-04-09 12:36:50 PM  
I think the guy probably got lost while looking for her vagina. that is how they were separated.
 
2013-04-09 12:37:41 PM  
 Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson were going camping. They pitched their tent under the stars and went to sleep. Sometime in the middle of the night Holmes woke Watson up and said: "Watson, look up at the sky, and tell me what you see." Watson replied: "I see millions and millions of stars." Holmes said: "And what do you deduce from that?" Watson replied: "Well, if there are millions of stars, and if even a few of those have planets, it's quite likely there are some planets like Earth out there. And if there are a few planets like Earth out there, there might also be life." And Holmes said: "Watson, you idiot, it means that somebody stole our tent."
 
2013-04-09 12:42:53 PM  
when I die let my ashes float down the green river,
let my soul roll on up to the Rochester dam
half way to heaven with paradise waitin'
just 3 miles away from where ever I am.
that's prob. not right but that's how it plays in my head
 
2013-04-09 12:45:06 PM  

mentallo69: That is my survival kit. I am missing a few things but I have the rest under control. also.



I carry most of that but also a cyanide capsule in case I have to "take the Warrior's way out".....
 
2013-04-09 12:46:09 PM  
i245.photobucket.com
 
2013-04-09 12:46:11 PM  

sxacho: "I don't even know if we'll make it to the morning because we have no water."


And she began hallucinating on the first night ? Something is missing from this story.
 
2013-04-09 12:46:34 PM  

bruegel: And these two are why we should start charging for rescues.

issue firearms to SAR, and deputize them with the instruction to shoot people like this in the head, instead of rescuing them.  I'm not sure that I've ever heard a story of two people less deserving of rescue than these two.
 
2013-04-09 12:50:29 PM  
www.recordsale.de
 
2013-04-09 12:52:22 PM  

abhorrent1: sxacho: "I don't even know if we'll make it to the morning because we have no water."

And she began hallucinating on the first night ? Something is missing from this story.


The only thing missing in the story is what drugs they took and when.

My guess is they took "too many shrooms" or acid. The hallucinations were pretty deep.
 
2013-04-09 12:57:12 PM  

kindms: Having been caught out in the wilderness overnight without water etc. I'm having a hard time envisioning 2 semi healthy adults going from lost to hallucinating in under 24 hours. Especially ones that would have stayed put after calling for help. Why would they leave the area where they called for help ?


I listened to the 911 call.  The guy could barely string together a coherent thought on the phone, and couldn't understand the dispatcher.  This was approx 6 hours after they left.  Per their statements to the press they still had water at that point.  The girl said she started puking and hallucinating right after the call to the police.

So they were going nuts after just 6 hours, and got lost because they "left the trail" for some undisclosed reason.  It was not that hot out that day, and they still had water.

AKA, they went mushroom hunting and were tripping balls.
 
2013-04-09 12:57:30 PM  

mentallo69: I'm a hiker, mountain climber and backpacker. I never leave the house unprepared.
1)OR Bivy Sack
2) MSR Water filter
3) Surefire firestarter and some powdered magnesium,
4) Snickers Candy bars, jerkey and other dehydrated foods. light weight packed full of fat, salt and calories
5)minimum I carry my mountain hardware outdoor bag
6)Compass,
7)REI whistle (audible for a mile)
8)headlamp w/extra batteries
9) book, something who cares. you need to keep your mind occupied
10) Flares
11) Small first aid kit, including Aspirin, penicillin, Ibuporfen, bandaids, Ethanol and Iodine wipes and suture kit.
12) fixed blade Gerber knife and also a multitool and ducktape.


That is my survival kit. I am missing a few things but I have the rest under control. also.


Next time you get lost in downtown Manhattan you'll be A. OK.
 
2013-04-09 12:58:03 PM  

jtown: I'm not saying it was

[files.shroomery.org image 640x480]

but it was

[files.shroomery.org image 640x480]


images1.wikia.nocookie.net
 
2013-04-09 01:09:45 PM  

studs up: Cyclonic Cooking Action: 500 feet from Holy Jim trail, I bet at least 30 people a day mountain bike there.  And thats a low guess.  The trail head usually has at least a few cars parked there at any given daylight hour.

The Modjeska entrance? Mountain bikers go by my father-in-laws house all day. 30 is a very conservative number. Also, they make a lot more noise since the cougar attack.


I was thinking the end of Trabuco Creek Road, but I'm pretty sure all the trails up there get used frequently, especially by foot traffic.  I know when I ride my MC up there, North Main Divide gets a lot of vehicle traffic for the area.
 
2013-04-09 01:15:23 PM  

Commander Cyclops: [www.recordsale.de image 600x595]


LEDGE vs. EDGE....
 
2013-04-09 01:16:37 PM  

jmsvrsn: Absolutely everything about this story is hinky.


www.flickfilosopher.com

What does that mean, "hinky"?
 
2013-04-09 01:17:12 PM  
She looks exactly like a friend when she was doing acid constantly right down to the small grin. And when I say friend I mean, crazy can want my penis all she wants but I don't put my penis in crazy.

/chicks who tripped every weekend middle/high school
//nevar wuns
 
2013-04-09 01:17:42 PM  
Soon to be on Discovery's, "I shouldn't be Alive"
 
2013-04-09 01:20:19 PM  

kindms: Having been caught out in the wilderness overnight without water etc. I'm having a hard time envisioning 2 semi healthy adults going from lost to hallucinating in under 24 hours. Especially ones that would have stayed put after calling for help. Why would they leave the area where they called for help ?

You have already made the adult decision that you are lost and are going to call for help. The next thing you do is stay put. sitting and waiting isn't going to make your body need a tremendous amount of water. There is more to this story. I would bet they were hallucinating before they got lost on that trail.


Being from the desert, I too am having a difficult time understanding this.  I can only imagine them having some kind of substance in their bodies that would speed up the dehydration process.
 
2013-04-09 01:22:16 PM  
I'm pretty sure it's "I'm standing next to a mountain; `chop it down the the edge of my hand."

We should ask Hulk Hogan. He'd know for sure.
 
2013-04-09 01:26:16 PM  
I've been following this since it's nearby and I've hiked in the region. These two either went down the trail then took some serious drugs, or they're even more incredibly stupid than even that.
 
2013-04-09 01:28:42 PM  

ristst: Commander Cyclops: [www.recordsale.de image 600x595]

LEDGE vs. EDGE....


I just... *sigh*. At least it's hosted on a German website. Maybe it's an honest mistake.
 
2013-04-09 01:32:27 PM  
They need to come up to Vermont and ski off trail next.
We'll send out a team with hot cocoa and marshmellows and blankies.

Just as soon as the wolves get done.
 
2013-04-09 01:33:15 PM  
I hiked that with my two puppies. One of the easiest trails I ever walked, road was a biatch to drive to the trail head. My $0.02 is that they went off the trail to do drugs. Should have just done the hallucinogens at home.
 
2013-04-09 01:33:45 PM  
Use drugs responsibly people.

Psychedelics require a trip sitter. Not having a sober mind among you is asking for trouble.
 
2013-04-09 01:34:11 PM  
Sounds more fun than Japanese Suicide Forest.
 
2013-04-09 01:35:29 PM  

Caffandtranqs: kindms: Having been caught out in the wilderness overnight without water etc. I'm having a hard time envisioning 2 semi healthy adults going from lost to hallucinating in under 24 hours. Especially ones that would have stayed put after calling for help. Why would they leave the area where they called for help ?

You have already made the adult decision that you are lost and are going to call for help. The next thing you do is stay put. sitting and waiting isn't going to make your body need a tremendous amount of water. There is more to this story. I would bet they were hallucinating before they got lost on that trail.

Being from the desert, I too am having a difficult time understanding this.  I can only imagine them having some kind of substance in their bodies that would speed up the dehydration process.


Ecstasy will do that.  (all the short and long term effects of meth without the crash)
 
2013-04-09 01:36:59 PM  
Come closer and see.  See through the trees.  Find the girl, if you can.  Suddenly I stop.  It's always the same.  The girl was never there!  I'm running and I'm running again and again and again and again and again and AGAIN AND AGAIN AND AGAIN AND AGAIN.


/obscure?
 
2013-04-09 01:40:34 PM  

nmemkha: Use drugs responsibly people.

Psychedelics require a trip sitter. Not having a sober mind among you is asking for trouble.


So much this. trip in a comfortable environment and with somebody responsible; preferably take from a batch that has already been tested.

/friend told me
 
2013-04-09 01:40:53 PM  

mentallo69: I'm a hiker, mountain climber and backpacker. I never leave the house unprepared.
1)OR Bivy Sack
2) MSR Water filter
3) Surefire firestarter and some powdered magnesium,
4) Snickers Candy bars, jerkey and other dehydrated foods. light weight packed full of fat, salt and calories
5)minimum I carry my mountain hardware outdoor bag
6)Compass,
7)REI whistle (audible for a mile)
8)headlamp w/extra batteries
9) book, something who cares. you need to keep your mind occupied
10) Flares
11) Small first aid kit, including Aspirin, penicillin, Ibuporfen, bandaids,
Ethanol and Iodine wipes and suture kit.
12) fixed blade Gerber knife and also a multitool and ducktape.


That there's my list for the kind of outdoors stuff I do.
 
2013-04-09 01:42:15 PM  

CheekyMonkey: bruegel: And these two are why we should start charging for rescues. issue firearms to SAR, and deputize them with the instruction to shoot people like this in the head, instead of rescuing them.   I'm not sure that I've ever heard a story of two people less deserving of rescue than these two.


You must've missed the thread from yesterday where people called 911 because they didn't want their phones to get wet. Plenty of stories in there about other people who didn't know what they were in for going hiking.

Unsurprisingly,. most people in that thread also proposed killing the hikers for some reason as well. But if there's a thread about the death penalty for murderers, best believe plenty of people will talk all day about how they deserve to life. But dumbasses using rescue services? Shoot em in the head! If you want to shoot people for doing stupid things, you'll run out of bullets pretty quick.

Farkers have a very warped sense of justice in general though. I think the fark justice scale, from worse offense to mildest, would be 1) having children, 2) saying or doing something stupid, 3) being wealthy, 4) rape, 5) releasing a popular song, 6) murder. With "owning an Apple and/or Google product" mixed in there somewhere.
 
2013-04-09 01:43:04 PM  

johnny_vegas: [i245.photobucket.com image 252x188]


Damn you. Beat me to it.
 
2013-04-09 01:44:58 PM  

Electromax: CheekyMonkey: bruegel: And these two are why we should start charging for rescues. issue firearms to SAR, and deputize them with the instruction to shoot people like this in the head, instead of rescuing them.   I'm not sure that I've ever heard a story of two people less deserving of rescue than these two.

You must've missed the thread from yesterday where people called 911 because they didn't want their phones to get wet. Plenty of stories in there about other people who didn't know what they were in for going hiking.

Unsurprisingly,. most people in that thread also proposed killing the hikers for some reason as well. But if there's a thread about the death penalty for murderers, best believe plenty of people will talk all day about how they deserve to life. But dumbasses using rescue services? Shoot em in the head! If you want to shoot people for doing stupid things, you'll run out of bullets pretty quick.

Farkers have a very warped sense of justice in general though. I think the fark justice scale, from worse offense to mildest, would be 1) having children, 2) saying or doing something stupid, 3) being wealthy, 4) rape, 5) releasing a popular song, 6) murder. With "owning an Apple and/or Google product" mixed in there somewhere.


I think Lootie photoshop contest entries is in at #6 before murder, possibly higher.
 
2013-04-09 01:45:12 PM  
came for young guns reference, leaving disappoint.

img.youtube.com

/anybody see the size of that gawl' durn chicken? COCKADOODLE MOF---  POW!!
 
2013-04-09 01:45:30 PM  
I mean... nobody thinks this is anything other than a shrooming experience gone bad, do they? So dumb.
 
2013-04-09 01:48:05 PM  
I never click on anything even remotely related to fox news, why do you crazy farksticks post this shiat?
 
2013-04-09 01:49:26 PM  

Another Government Employee: Caffandtranqs: kindms: Having been caught out in the wilderness overnight without water etc. I'm having a hard time envisioning 2 semi healthy adults going from lost to hallucinating in under 24 hours. Especially ones that would have stayed put after calling for help. Why would they leave the area where they called for help ?

You have already made the adult decision that you are lost and are going to call for help. The next thing you do is stay put. sitting and waiting isn't going to make your body need a tremendous amount of water. There is more to this story. I would bet they were hallucinating before they got lost on that trail.

Being from the desert, I too am having a difficult time understanding this.  I can only imagine them having some kind of substance in their bodies that would speed up the dehydration process.

Ecstasy will do that.  (all the short and long term effects of meth without the crash)


Very possible.
 
2013-04-09 01:59:10 PM  

show me: Awkward headline, farked up story. Only at the very end to they mention a deputy who damn near got killed looking for their dumbasses. No GPS on your phone? Really?


I'm all for going outdoors, make your own shelter, hunt for food, etc., but farkin aye, if you're going into woods so big that going off the trail can get you lost for 4 days, have something with you. Keep your phone shut off so you can at least fire it up for the GPS, or learn to use a map and compass.

And really, hallucinating after only 4 days? I have a feeling they had more than a couple Cliff bars to eat.
 
2013-04-09 01:59:25 PM  

DraconianTotalitarian: I never click on anything even remotely related to fox news, why do you crazy farksticks post this shiat?


That's a lot of libderp out of the blue. Easy Tex. The internets don't take it personal if you click it's links or not. You are not that important.
 
2013-04-09 02:00:20 PM  

Electromax: CheekyMonkey: bruegel: And these two are why we should start charging for rescues. issue firearms to SAR, and deputize them with the instruction to shoot people like this in the head, instead of rescuing them.   I'm not sure that I've ever heard a story of two people less deserving of rescue than these two.

You must've missed the thread from yesterday where people called 911 because they didn't want their phones to get wet. Plenty of stories in there about other people who didn't know what they were in for going hiking.

Unsurprisingly,. most people in that thread also proposed killing the hikers for some reason as well. But if there's a thread about the death penalty for murderers, best believe plenty of people will talk all day about how they deserve to life. But dumbasses using rescue services? Shoot em in the head! If you want to shoot people for doing stupid things, you'll run out of bullets pretty quick.

Farkers have a very warped sense of justice in general though. I think the fark justice scale, from worse offense to mildest, would be 1) having children, 2) saying or doing something stupid, 3) being wealthy, 4) rape, 5) releasing a popular song, 6) murder. With "owning an Apple and/or Google product" mixed in there somewhere.


Farkers have a very warped sense of humor in general.  If you think that I was serious about having Search and Rescue be able to shoot them, than perhaps your sense of humor is non-existent, or at the very least, vestigial.  You might be more comfortable at www.happyponyfuntime.com

And, yes, I saw yesterday's "didn't want my electronics to get wet" thread.  I accept the possibility that the stream was iffy when the crossed it the first time, and became worse due to snowmelt or weather when they needed to cross again on the return trip, so not quite a idiotic as these two "touch the clouds" morons.
 
2013-04-09 02:05:37 PM  
She thinks she remembers fighting off some type of animal with Cendoya before the two began to slip in and out of consciousness -- but that, too, could have been a dream.

Mmmm.....yea. I'm going to go ahead and say that was a dream.
 
2013-04-09 02:06:46 PM  
The first date I took my girlfriend on was a hike up to Holy Jim falls. It's about a 5 mile road to get to the trail head but you need a truck, not necessary a 4WD but I wasn't going to beat up my car. So we walked the 5 miles crossing the creek about 7 or 8 times. This was January 3 years ago when we actually got rain that year. So we hike up the trail and can tell there's no way we can make it before it gets dark. Luckily some guy picked us up when we were 1/2 way back to the car. Walking 10 miles in wet shoes is a pain. We eventually borrowed a friend's jeep so we could drive to the trail head and then do the whole hike up. Anyway, any idiot could just go down the mountain instead of up and then follow the creek bed out. These guys were shroomin'. Which brings me to one more csb. I was this idiot too 20 years ago. Me and my girlfriend had just moved to Tahoe. We got mushrooms and wine and hiked up to the "Top of the world" (a place you can see North shore, South shore and the whole Carson Valley) to watch the sunset. It was AWESOME!! But being young and dumb, we forgot once the sun sets...it's farking Dark! Luckily it was only a mile of blindly stumbling down the mountain to get back to the car and only another mile drive home. What peace we felt to walk in the door. Then I turned on the TV to see Prince in his yellow assless pants with 50 couples doing sex acts in the background and we flipped out again. Turned out to be the MTV Video awards...1991. Good times! Man I'm getting old.

/csb
 
2013-04-09 02:09:04 PM  

AndreMA: johnny_vegas: [i245.photobucket.com image 252x188]

Damn you. Beat me to it.


I just fark off at work better than you

;-)
 
2013-04-09 02:09:23 PM  
The thing about getting lost in the wild is that it does make you stupid. If it has happened to you, you know what I'm talking about: at some point, once it sinks in that you're buggered, the fight-or-flight syndrome kicks in. And that is evolution's little way of getting you to do pretty much anything to get yourself out of your current situation so long as you do it as fast as possible and with your higher cerebral functions shut down. It takes a good bit of willpower, and ideally training/experience, to calm yourself down to the point of acting and moving based on a rational evaluation of your circumstances.

Can't speak for the multiplier effect of controlled substances, though.
 
2013-04-09 02:10:19 PM  

Spam Pajamas: The first date I took my girlfriend on was a hike up to Holy Jim falls. It's about a 5 mile road to get to the trail head but you need a truck, not necessary a 4WD but I wasn't going to beat up my car. So we walked the 5 miles crossing the creek about 7 or 8 times. This was January 3 years ago when we actually got rain that year. So we hike up the trail and can tell there's no way we can make it before it gets dark. Luckily some guy picked us up when we were 1/2 way back to the car. Walking 10 miles in wet shoes is a pain. We eventually borrowed a friend's jeep so we could drive to the trail head and then do the whole hike up. Anyway, any idiot could just go down the mountain instead of up and then follow the creek bed out. These guys were shroomin'. Which brings me to one more csb. I was this idiot too 20 years ago. Me and my girlfriend had just moved to Tahoe. We got mushrooms and wine and hiked up to the "Top of the world" (a place you can see North shore, South shore and the whole Carson Valley) to watch the sunset. It was AWESOME!! But being young and dumb, we forgot once the sun sets...it's farking Dark! Luckily it was only a mile of blindly stumbling down the mountain to get back to the car and only another mile drive home. What peace we felt to walk in the door. Then I turned on the TV to see Prince in his yellow assless pants with 50 couples doing sex acts in the background and we flipped out again. Turned out to be the MTV Video awards...1991. Good times! Man I'm getting old.

/csb


"mommy, what is 'attention deficit disorder'?"
 
2013-04-09 02:12:58 PM  
She tried to eat rocks and dirt? Yeah, that isn't from hunger. And even if it was, if you could only last 4 days before you decide you need to eat rocks and dirt to survive, you shouldn't ever go outside in the first place.
 
2013-04-09 02:22:39 PM  

nmemkha: Use drugs responsibly people.

Psychedelics require a trip sitter. Not having a sober mind among you is asking for trouble.


THIS.

/Druggysitter. Not interested in them myself.
 
2013-04-09 02:22:47 PM  
She needed the Survibrator (probably NSFW).

That show also had a great skit about a hiker lost in the woods but I can't find it.
 
2013-04-09 02:23:42 PM  

rickythepenguin: Spam Pajamas: The first date I took my girlfriend on was a hike up to Holy Jim falls. It's about a 5 mile road to get to the trail head but you need a truck, not necessary a 4WD but I wasn't going to beat up my car. So we walked the 5 miles crossing the creek about 7 or 8 times. This was January 3 years ago when we actually got rain that year. So we hike up the trail and can tell there's no way we can make it before it gets dark. Luckily some guy picked us up when we were 1/2 way back to the car. Walking 10 miles in wet shoes is a pain. We eventually borrowed a friend's jeep so we could drive to the trail head and then do the whole hike up. Anyway, any idiot could just go down the mountain instead of up and then follow the creek bed out. These guys were shroomin'. Which brings me to one more csb. I was this idiot too 20 years ago. Me and my girlfriend had just moved to Tahoe. We got mushrooms and wine and hiked up to the "Top of the world" (a place you can see North shore, South shore and the whole Carson Valley) to watch the sunset. It was AWESOME!! But being young and dumb, we forgot once the sun sets...it's farking Dark! Luckily it was only a mile of blindly stumbling down the mountain to get back to the car and only another mile drive home. What peace we felt to walk in the door. Then I turned on the TV to see Prince in his yellow assless pants with 50 couples doing sex acts in the background and we flipped out again. Turned out to be the MTV Video awards...1991. Good times! Man I'm getting old.

/csb

"mommy, what is 'attention deficit disorder'?"


Well, in just one post I did mention past drug use and that I'm old. :)
 
2013-04-09 02:30:18 PM  
cdn2.bigcommerce.com
 
2013-04-09 02:32:49 PM  
she remembers little about her four-day ordeal because she began hallucinating on the first night after taking the drugs/shrooms

Fixed
 
2013-04-09 02:40:22 PM  
i2.ytimg.com
 
2013-04-09 02:46:00 PM  
www.synthcom.com
 
2013-04-09 02:48:11 PM  

Spam Pajamas: Well, in just one post I did mention past drug use and that I'm old. :)


Ha, no worries.  i'm probably older.  that post just reads like hey look a silver do you like bunnies i'm hungry no thanks i don't like
 
2013-04-09 02:50:04 PM  

Tridentata: The thing about getting lost in the wild is that it does make you stupid. If it has happened to you, you know what I'm talking about: at some point, once it sinks in that you're buggered, the fight-or-flight syndrome kicks in. And that is evolution's little way of getting you to do pretty much anything to get yourself out of your current situation so long as you do it as fast as possible and with your higher cerebral functions shut down. It takes a good bit of willpower, and ideally training/experience, to calm yourself down to the point of acting and moving based on a rational evaluation of your circumstances.

Can't speak for the multiplier effect of controlled substances, though.


having been caught out in the woods enhanced with a group of enhanced folks other than it being f-ing cold we managed. Early spring in New England. lets go hike. Sun goes down and the woods get dark, real dark fast and no one with a flashlight etc. No food, no water no tunes and running very very low on anything that might make the night a little easier to deal with. We made one good decision and that was to stay put.Luckily everyone wasn't a first timer so that helped. managed to get a fire going (the guy burning his $$ was pretty funny). He was pretty pissed off when I found the campus dining hall menu in my back pocket :) About 5 feet from the fire and you were freezing your ass off. We just stayed awake and when the sun finally broke found our way back to the cars. BEST BREAKFAST EVA!!
 
2013-04-09 03:01:19 PM  
All well and good, but does this have to be a Fox News link?

Keep in mind that Fox News is the Murdoch-owned outlet that legitimized the Tea Party bullshiat a few years ago. Do you really want to be clicking on their links and giving them needed pageviews? Just a thought.
 
2013-04-09 03:08:05 PM  

whidbey: All well and good, but does this have to be a Fox News link?

Keep in mind that Fox News is the Murdoch-owned outlet that legitimized the Tea Party bullshiat a few years ago. Do you really want to be clicking on their links and giving them needed pageviews? Just a thought.


Yes. Clicky clicky clicky click.
/Now get your shine box
 
2013-04-09 03:28:56 PM  
used her lighter to try and signal

........????

Wouldn't it have been better to use the LIGHTER and start a campfire in the night?

I can't help it, but the whole story is just so weird. I'll bet they learned all about hiking from a comic book. I understand if they ran out of water -- that happens -- but she was carrying a lighter, for Pete's sake!

A lighter in the woods is a magic wand! Easy fire! You make a big, smoky fire in the day to guide rescuers and at night to provide warmth, light, chase off animals and to guide rescuers! A helicopter at night can spot a campfire even in a thicket of trees.

Turn Suvivorman loose with a lighter and he'll be so delighted he'll stop biatching about having to lug his cameras around.

Rule of thumb: when hiking in the wilds, start rationing water when you realize you're freaking lost! Also, carry more in your back pack than just water. A couple of cheap survival blankets, some trail rations, a few LIGHTERS and if not a cheap flash light, then a road flare or two. Nearly every drug store sells a small, minimal content first aid kit also.

Maybe a can or two of dehydrated water.
Get it? Dehydrated water?
Just add water?
No?
Never heard of them? I guess you never heard of Canned Florida Sunshine or Canned California air.

Before your time I guess.

/ (crickets)
 
2013-04-09 03:34:58 PM  
www.mindskin.com
 
2013-04-09 03:37:00 PM  

studs up: Yes. Clicky clicky clicky click.


www.mediaite.com
 
2013-04-09 04:07:00 PM  

whidbey: studs up: Yes. Clicky clicky clicky click.

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You have totally changed me with your cartoon meme.
/you know what the shine box reference is, don't you?
//I know, I know, everything is racist.
 
2013-04-09 04:20:39 PM  

studs up: Cyclonic Cooking Action: 500 feet from Holy Jim trail, I bet at least 30 people a day mountain bike there.  And thats a low guess.  The trail head usually has at least a few cars parked there at any given daylight hour.

The Modjeska entrance? Mountain bikers go by my father-in-laws house all day. 30 is a very conservative number. Also, they make a lot more noise since the cougar attack.


dude... that farking cougar. She was one smart cookie. Scared the hell out of my mom when pa and I continued riding there.

Ah the good ol days. I remember when I would occasionally ditch school at Dana, ride out to Harding truck trail, up to Santiago Peak, down Joplin to Old camp and then out the Luge to cooks corner then back home. Good times.

anyways, this chick's an idiot. I can't fathom how she got lost.
 
2013-04-09 04:37:54 PM  
Bathsalts!@!
 
2013-04-09 04:42:45 PM  
Shrooming or possibly retarded. Long story short, if you get lost and you have your ten essentials (otherwise known as "water to keep you sane/gear to keep your ass warm for a night", it's hard to die in the wild if search and rescue is looking for you.

AND YOU STAY PUT FOR CHRIST'S SAKE.

However, since this is a fark thread, I will relate a CSB. So, according to a Sierra Club COL2 I know, she was leading a hike in Anza Borrego in the Coyote Cannon area (it's about seven cannons which drain into a wash/San Diego FARKing Hikers will know what I'm talking about) and they set up at the foot of Coyote Cannon for the night. Everybody set up their tents and whatnot, and went to make dinner, so it was about 6:30 in the evening when they realized they were down a person. As it turns out, one of the old guys on the hike had set up his tent and then just...wandered off. Surprisingly enough, they found the body about a 1/4 of a mile from where the Search and Rescue people had set up their gear. They believe he may have had a stroke, because the old guy was experienced enough to know to stay put in case he got lost.

/csb
 
2013-04-09 04:49:21 PM  

Spam Pajamas: The first date I took my girlfriend on was a hike up to Holy Jim falls. It's about a 5 mile road to get to the trail head but you need a truck, not necessary a 4WD but I wasn't going to beat up my car. So we walked the 5 miles crossing the creek about 7 or 8 times. This was January 3 years ago when we actually got rain that year. So we hike up the trail and can tell there's no way we can make it before it gets dark. Luckily some guy picked us up when we were 1/2 way back to the car. Walking 10 miles in wet shoes is a pain. We eventually borrowed a friend's jeep so we could drive to the trail head and then do the whole hike up. Anyway, any idiot could just go down the mountain instead of up and then follow the creek bed out. These guys were shroomin'. Which brings me to one more csb. I was this idiot too 20 years ago. Me and my girlfriend had just moved to Tahoe. We got mushrooms and wine and hiked up to the "Top of the world" (a place you can see North shore, South shore and the whole Carson Valley) to watch the sunset. It was AWESOME!! But being young and dumb, we forgot once the sun sets...it's farking Dark! Luckily it was only a mile of blindly stumbling down the mountain to get back to the car and only another mile drive home. What peace we felt to walk in the door. Then I turned on the TV to see Prince in his yellow assless pants with 50 couples doing sex acts in the background and we flipped out again. Turned out to be the MTV Video awards...1991. Good times! Man I'm getting old.

/csb


This is a completely awesome narrative. I suspect that if you're not already a climber, you would fit right in if you gave it a shot. Many of my stories start with "I know this was kinda stupid, but I was so far above my last good pro that it didn't really matter..." By the time you get to the part about duct taping your knee to the steering wheel because your hands were too cramped to drive and you wanted to get pizza, it all just makes sense...
 
2013-04-09 04:59:04 PM  

Rik01: used her lighter to try and signal

........????

Wouldn't it have been better to use the LIGHTER and start a campfire in the night?

I can't help it, but the whole story is just so weird. I'll bet they learned all about hiking from a comic book. I understand if they ran out of water -- that happens -- but she was carrying a lighter, for Pete's sake!

A lighter in the woods is a magic wand! Easy fire! You make a big, smoky fire in the day to guide rescuers and at night to provide warmth, light, chase off animals and to guide rescuers! A helicopter at night can spot a campfire even in a thicket of trees.

Turn Suvivorman loose with a lighter and he'll be so delighted he'll stop biatching about having to lug his cameras around.

Rule of thumb: when hiking in the wilds, start rationing water when you realize you're freaking lost! Also, carry more in your back pack than just water. A couple of cheap survival blankets, some trail rations, a few LIGHTERS and if not a cheap flash light, then a road flare or two. Nearly every drug store sells a small, minimal content first aid kit also.

Maybe a can or two of dehydrated water.
Get it? Dehydrated water?
Just add water?
No?
Never heard of them? I guess you never heard of Canned Florida Sunshine or Canned California air.

Before your time I guess.

/ (crickets)


Well, if the used a lighter there, they would have probably gotten them rescued sooner if they didn't burn to death first.  The area is known for going up in flames during the summer.  Right now is probably a better time than most to do it but I wouldn't want to mess with it on a dense hill of brush.
 
2013-04-09 05:14:31 PM  
They actually thought that they might die of dehydration after 12 hours without water?!?

Wow, not knowing something this basic about your own survival requirements is pretty terrifying.
 
2013-04-09 05:19:46 PM  
We cant stop here, this is bat country.
 
2013-04-09 05:49:38 PM  

studs up: whidbey: studs up: Yes. Clicky clicky clicky click.

[www.mediaite.com image 624x352]

You have totally changed me with your cartoon meme.
/you know what the shine box reference is, don't you?
//I know, I know, everything is racist.


Everything might not be racist but your attitude just paid for a few racists' drink tabs. Thanks to you they'll now lose their inhibitions and express their racism even more. Congratulations on being an such an unrepetant part of the bigger problem.
 
2013-04-09 05:51:42 PM  

whidbey: studs up: whidbey: studs up: Yes. Clicky clicky clicky click.

[www.mediaite.com image 624x352]

You have totally changed me with your cartoon meme.
/you know what the shine box reference is, don't you?
//I know, I know, everything is racist.

Everything might not be racist but your attitude just paid for a few racists' drink tabs. Thanks to you they'll now lose their inhibitions and express their racism even more. Congratulations on being an such an unrepetant part of the bigger problem.


Accidental Racist?
 
2013-04-09 08:12:38 PM  
Here's an LA TImes link for those that want an alternative source. Also, some of the reader comments are enlightening. Supposedly local word is it truly was shrooms and the girl admitted it to her parents after and had told her friends before.
 
2013-04-09 10:12:56 PM  

cgraves67: A successful vision quest then?


What one was that. Hopefully one that knocked some goddamn sense into them and do do acid or E before a hike like that, let alone unprepared whatsoever.

Although there is some "vision" here. I'd like to know who that retard of a guy dates next and what story he goes with to impress her. Or him. Whatever.
 
2013-04-09 11:28:37 PM  

big pig peaches: I'm guessing they were hallucinating before they got lost.


This.

There is no way dehydration affects you that much, that fast. Someone is full of shiat.
 
2013-04-09 11:56:44 PM  

whidbey: studs up: whidbey: studs up: Yes. Clicky clicky clicky click.

[www.mediaite.com image 624x352]

You have totally changed me with your cartoon meme.
/you know what the shine box reference is, don't you?
//I know, I know, everything is racist.

Everything might not be racist but your attitude just paid for a few racists' drink tabs. Thanks to you they'll now lose their inhibitions and express their racism even more. Congratulations on being an such an unrepetant part of the bigger problem.


It's good to be the King
/is it racist if it's white on white?
// my cousin Vinny said he'd represent me if this goes to trial.
 
2013-04-10 08:01:17 AM  
Him: Hey, let's hike out in the woods, do some shrooms and bang
Her: But we don't know how to hike and we don't have experience with shrooms
Him: How hard could it be. It's natural
Her: Well, that does SOUND like something we are dumb enough to do.....
Him: And we'll have our cell phones!
Her: I'm in!
 
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