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(KUTV Utah)   Man, who fled police in black sedan, got stuck in snowbank, exited vehicle, traveled 4 miles through 2-3 feet of snow, then removed clothes, jumped into Hobble Creek Canyon creek, suffered "severe hypothermia". Ta da   (kutv.com) divider line
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2022-01-16 2:44:04 PM  
Hey subbie, what's paradoxical undressing for 200?
 
2022-01-16 2:51:47 PM  
It wasn't a trivia question hardin.
 
2022-01-16 2:56:38 PM  
Sounds like a good GTA mission.
 
2022-01-16 2:57:04 PM  

hardinparamedic: Hey subbie, what's paradoxical undressing for 200?


Was it paradoxical undressing or was he just trying the Wym Hof method?
 
2022-01-16 2:58:31 PM  
If the police had just had another person to push thy could have caught him sooner.

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2022-01-16 2:59:57 PM  
Sure it wasn't Echo Canyon canyon?
 
2022-01-16 3:06:32 PM  
Alcohol may have been involved
 
2022-01-16 3:06:44 PM  

strathmeyer: It wasn't a trivia question hardin.


Sorry, Jeopardy is trans culture now.
 
2022-01-16 3:09:08 PM  
The Brrrrrristocrats
 
2022-01-16 3:16:34 PM  
Are Hobble Creek and Cripple Creek part of the same waterway system? I don't want to speculate on the name of the river they feed into
 
2022-01-16 3:16:43 PM  
And people wonder why I like cold weather so much. One of the reasons is it is a lot more difficult for people to get away with acting like a complete dumbass when it's cold and snowy out. The world moves at a much more manageable and sane pace when it's cold, when it's warm all the crazies come out of the woodwork and start hootin' and hollerin'.
 
2022-01-16 3:17:42 PM  
Not unusual in final stages of hypothermia for the person to act intoxicated, feel super warm, start shedding clothes, or even exhibit burrowing behavior.   If someone was shivering and is suddenly "So hot" they need immediate attention.

https://www.livescience.com/41730-hypothermia-terminal-burrowing-paradoxical-undressing.html
 
2022-01-16 3:18:23 PM  
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2022-01-16 3:25:03 PM  

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2022-01-16 3:37:47 PM  
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2022-01-16 4:01:54 PM  
I read a story about a couple who froze to death. They found them naked, so the hypothermia apparently came before the nudity.
 
2022-01-16 4:27:43 PM  

LurkerSupreme: And people wonder why I like cold weather so much. One of the reasons is it is a lot more difficult for people to get away with acting like a complete dumbass when it's cold and snowy out. The world moves at a much more manageable and sane pace when it's cold, when it's warm all the crazies come out of the woodwork and start hootin' and hollerin'.


4 miles in snow that's 2 to 3 feet deep is pretty difficult. Even if the snow was on top of a level surface. WTF drugs was that guy on?
 
2022-01-16 4:44:40 PM  

LadySusan: LurkerSupreme: And people wonder why I like cold weather so much. One of the reasons is it is a lot more difficult for people to get away with acting like a complete dumbass when it's cold and snowy out. The world moves at a much more manageable and sane pace when it's cold, when it's warm all the crazies come out of the woodwork and start hootin' and hollerin'.

4 miles in snow that's 2 to 3 feet deep is pretty difficult. Even if the snow was on top of a level surface. WTF drugs was that guy on?


Never believe a Fark headline. They are almost always clickbait lies.  Here is what the article says "Five deputies, including a K9, tracked him in snow 2.5 inches deep for four miles."
 
2022-01-16 4:47:23 PM  

suckfest: Not unusual in final stages of hypothermia for the person to act intoxicated, feel super warm, start shedding clothes, or even exhibit burrowing behavior.   If someone was shivering and is suddenly "So hot" they need immediate attention.

https://www.livescience.com/41730-hypothermia-terminal-burrowing-paradoxical-undressing.html


I didn't read your link, but I read a "how you die of hypothermia" article a while ago, and it was terrifying. And that last burst of "take off you clothes because you dreamed you were on fire" was freaky.

Burrowing, on the other hand, might have some value. I was taught that it was easier to die in Brutish Columbia in 50F rain, but if you were in Alberia below freezing, you could dig a snow cave and avoid death.

/But I was taught a bunch of stupid shiat, so, whatever...
 
2022-01-16 4:55:59 PM  

maddogdelta: Alcohol may have been involved


Hobble Creek?  That means he went through Springville, so I'm calling meth.

Hobble Creek wends its way through a golf course in a canyon, so if you don't mind dodging golf balls and cranky old men, there's some fine fishing to be had.  As kids, we would bring home 18" rainbows and browns for our mom to cook for dinner.
 
2022-01-16 5:18:14 PM  

patcarew: suckfest: Not unusual in final stages of hypothermia for the person to act intoxicated, feel super warm, start shedding clothes, or even exhibit burrowing behavior.   If someone was shivering and is suddenly "So hot" they need immediate attention.

https://www.livescience.com/41730-hypothermia-terminal-burrowing-paradoxical-undressing.html

I didn't read your link, but I read a "how you die of hypothermia" article a while ago, and it was terrifying. And that last burst of "take off you clothes because you dreamed you were on fire" was freaky.

Burrowing, on the other hand, might have some value. I was taught that it was easier to die in Brutish Columbia in 50F rain, but if you were in Alberia below freezing, you could dig a snow cave and avoid death.

/But I was taught a bunch of stupid shiat, so, whatever...


I've had that training as well.  In theory a snow cave out of the wind the temp shouldn't go much below 32 degrees F and could get into the 40s.  That's not going to stop hypothermia but it's a hell of a lot ncer then a surface temp of 10 degrees or a wind chill well below zero.  With good gear you should warm-up.  The "not great" part of that is if you need a snow cave you need time, light, sticks, planning to make one and need to be clear thinking (Warm) while doing it.
 
2022-01-16 5:28:02 PM  
A black sedan?

Was he a friendly stranger?
 
2022-01-16 5:28:49 PM  
There's that situation / condition where someone gets so gold they think they're overheated and remove their clothing.
Forget what it's called.

There was a case where a family got stuck in the snow on a side road for several days. They had even removed and  burned the tires for heat. The father finally felt he had to trek out and get help.
Help did arrive a couple hours later, but not because the father got them.
He was found nearby down a ravine mostly undressed, and dead.
IIRC he was less than 100 yards from their car..
 
2022-01-16 5:28:56 PM  
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2022-01-16 5:31:03 PM  

dryknife: Sure it wasn't Echo Canyon canyon?


That's Echo Canyon echo canyon echo canyonecho canyon
 
2022-01-16 5:57:34 PM  
I live in Utah. Tfa wasn't about me though. I couldn't make it four miles on a balmy day let alone in those horrific conditions.
 
2022-01-16 6:17:37 PM  
A guy could catch a case of frostbite penis pulling off a stunt like that.
 
2022-01-16 6:49:00 PM  
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2022-01-16 8:01:20 PM  

LurkerSupreme: And people wonder why I like cold weather so much. One of the reasons is it is a lot more difficult for people to get away with acting like a complete dumbass when it's cold and snowy out. The world moves at a much more manageable and sane pace when it's cold, when it's warm all the crazies come out of the woodwork and start hootin' and hollerin'.



That's as good an explanation for "Florida Man" as any.
 
2022-01-16 9:45:15 PM  
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2022-01-17 10:21:12 AM  
Gotta admit, it's awful nice of your brain to give you that warm feeling right before you're about to die of hypothermia......then you just fall asleep
 
2022-01-17 10:23:54 AM  

caljar: LadySusan: LurkerSupreme: And people wonder why I like cold weather so much. One of the reasons is it is a lot more difficult for people to get away with acting like a complete dumbass when it's cold and snowy out. The world moves at a much more manageable and sane pace when it's cold, when it's warm all the crazies come out of the woodwork and start hootin' and hollerin'.

4 miles in snow that's 2 to 3 feet deep is pretty difficult. Even if the snow was on top of a level surface. WTF drugs was that guy on?

Never believe a Fark headline. They are almost always clickbait lies.  Here is what the article says "Five deputies, including a K9, tracked him in snow 2.5 inches deep for four miles."


Fascinating. I need better glasses as I did read the article. Does the twitter snippet say 2.5' which means feet while the text below clearly says inches? Or maybe I'll just deny everything and say that hackers stole my fark account.
 
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