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Old 01-03-2017, 06:38 PM
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Default Snowcats to the rescue

Last night we had a call to rescue 11 folks stranded on a forest service road with 5 stuck vehicles. Temps were in the low 20's and people were getting cold.

My cat is still healing from it's broken cam gear. Made a few calls. JimVT came up and GSSD06 let us use his Imp. The snowmobiles and Jeeps got there first but we did load 4 very cold folks into the Imp for the ride back down the hill.

Turning into a very busy winter up here in the Washington Cascades.

I did take some cell phone pics but too dark and blurry to be any good.
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I should have taken one of 6 people in the super imp that was full of gear.
my snow trac may have been more useful for hauling people.
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i bet they were happy to see you guys. how did they get stranded? snowed in?
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Last night we had a call to rescue 11 folks stranded on a forest service road with 5 stuck vehicles. Temps were in the low 20's and people were getting cold.

My cat is still healing from it's broken cam gear. Made a few calls. JimVT came up and GSSD06 let us use his Imp. The snowmobiles and Jeeps got there first but we did load 4 very cold folks into the Imp for the ride back down the hill.

Turning into a very busy winter up here in the Washington Cascades.

I did take some cell phone pics but too dark and blurry to be any good.
Nothing like a friendly snow cat owner with a reliable cat to come to the rescue ! Wonder if they will make a donation.
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I should have taken one of 6 people in the super imp that was full of gear.
my snow trac may have been more useful for hauling people.
Oh there will be more...
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