Maybe Technology in the Wilderness is a Good Thing

Yesterday we followed the news carefully as a 19 year old Canadian named Samuel Frappier was rescued from Longs Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park. We could go into a huge study about this situation. Frappier was unprepared and inexperienced. He shouldn't have been on the peak, and he separated from his hiking companion. Frappier admits that he made mistakes on the mountain, we appreciate that. But, there's a different side to the story that I think is important. While stuck on Longs Peak, Frappier used his cell phone to communicate with rescuers. I'm assuming that he didn't have some fancy…