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Texas Eagle Scout Boy Dies In Davis Mountain Deadly Heat Hike

Family sues Boy Scouts after son died while on Texas hike | Daily Mail Online:

This is making the news today due to the lawsuit, the death happened during the hottest part of the summer, the end of June, 2017.  I lived in the Davis Mountains as a child and know the difficulties of doing anything there: oxygen is scarce!  This was an unnecessary death, one has to be ‘hardened’ by heat and low oxygen before strenuous hiking/climbing in hot mountains.  I spent most of my childhood hiking, running, climbing mountains in the Southwest.  And Texas is very humid compared to say, Arizona!  Humidity makes heatstroke even more likely!

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