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rock_fencer


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http://www.msnbc.msn.com/...ce-tech_and_gadgets/

I can see the benefits for initiating fast rescues, but really do you need 3G coverage when your on everest???


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rock_fencer wrote:
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/...ce-tech_and_gadgets/

I can see the benefits for initiating fast rescues, but really do you need 3G coverage when your on everest???

The people shelling out 60k to hike everest are probably renting sat phones anyways, and I sincerely doubt the locals will complain having accessible communications to the outside world.


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rock_fencer wrote:
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/...ce-tech_and_gadgets/

I can see the benefits for initiating fast rescues, but really do you need 3G coverage when your on everest???

Ad this to my laundrylist of how Everest continues to be de-valued and generally raped by rich western assholes.


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I like it.


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rock_fencer wrote:
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/...ce-tech_and_gadgets/

I can see the benefits for initiating fast rescues, but really do you need 3G coverage when your on everest???


initiating fast rescues


make sure you do not say this to rescuers cause they either think you are high on some Himalayan Hashish or gonner on the Mexican junga.

seriously, there are no such thing as initiating fast rescues on high altitude.


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airscape wrote:
Facebook status: "I've g3t pulmanory oedema lolz"
Nice!


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It's gonna happen one way or another. Who cares. I'm not going there anyway. Supposedly you can get weak cell coverage from the summit of the Mooses Tooth in Alaska, as you have line of sight to Talkeetna and you're not that far. Personally, I like the fact that there are places in this wolrd where this technology doesn't work, and I seek those places out over connected ones.


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Damn! when do I get to work on those towers?!


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