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Mon Oct 1, 2018, 01:55 PM

Marriage Proposal On Mountain Ends With Texas Couple Having To Be Rescued

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Source: CBS Local

BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) — A Texas man’s attempt to find the perfect scenic location to propose ended with the couple getting lost in the dark on a mountain in Boulder County.

Joshua Mason, 27, and his girlfriend, Katie Davis, 28, flew from Denton, Texas, to Denver on Friday, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said. The next day, Mason took Davis on a hike to Jasper Peak on the Continental Divide, northwest of Nederland.

The hiked about eight miles, with an elevation gain of over 3,000 feet, to the nearly 13,000-foot summit. “Mason was hoping to find an isolated scenic location ‘away from any other people’ to propose to Davis,” the sheriff’s office said. “They found exactly such a location, and Davis happily accepted the surprise proposal.” However, they got a late start and it started to get dark. There is no readily identifiable trail to Jasper Peak and they got disoriented and lost, the sheriff’s office explained.

Read more: https://denver.cbslocal.com/2018/09/30/marriage-proposal-on-mountain-ends-with-couple-having-to-be-rescued/



Ok, so I have so many questions that need to be answered.

Obviously, one is to get up to 13k they were obviously in good physical condition....but damn dude, I could literally think of about a million other places to do this....but why13k?

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Response to Separation (Original post)

Mon Oct 1, 2018, 02:16 PM

1. Kind of dumb not to take along the bare minimum of enough food

and water for 2 days as well as two emergency blankets especially since they are so lightweight.

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Mon Oct 1, 2018, 02:40 PM

2. Please post in GD - This is far from important national news

 

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