Originally Posted by NYCAP123
Have to give them credit for having a great sense of adventure and a willingness to accept the consequences of their actions. Too many today assume that someone will rescue them from their stupidity. These guys would have done well living a century or two ago. The world suffered a loss with this.
I have to agree with this.
When you're always abiding the law and sticking to the rules set out by over regulated countries there's not much adventure anymore these days.
Another sad detail is that the 2 survivors were dropped of in Christchurch one day before the earthquake...
What the article doesn't tell us is how these guy's have prepared themselves. I wouldn't judge them before there was an open discussion relating in their prep work.