GHOST STORIES: Ghost Hunting Theories: Snow Extremes: Cannibalism

People have a tremendous need to remain alive. We overcome dwelling in probably the most excessive circumstances. No extra excessive situation is worse than being stranded within the snow. Listed here are a number of instances from the previous that make us marvel what we’d do in such a state of affairs….

Donner Celebration A gaggle of pioneers heading to California in 1846 grew to become snowbound within the Sierra Mountain Vary. Circumstances grew to become so unhealthy that many died of illness and a few resorted to cannibalism. In mid December, a gaggle went out to attempt to get assist and rescuers couldn’t make it till February. Forty-eight of the 87 members made it out of there.

“The Donner Celebration”

The Andes Mountains
Uruguayan Air Pressure Flight 571, also referred to as the Andes flight catastrophe, and in South America as Miracle within the Andes (El Milagro de los Andes) was a chartered flight carrying 45 individuals, together with a rugby workforce, their mates, household and associates that crashed within the Andes on October 13, 1972. Greater than 1 / 4 of the passengers died within the crash, and several other extra rapidly succumbed to chilly and damage. Of the 29 who had been alive a number of days after the accident, one other eight had been killed by an avalanche that swept over their shelter within the wreckage. The final 16 survivors had been rescued on December 23, 1972, greater than two months after the crash. 

The survivors had little meals and no supply of warmth within the harsh circumstances at over three,600 meters (11,800 ft) altitude. Confronted with hunger and radio information studies that the seek for them had been deserted, the survivors consumed the lifeless passengers who had been preserved within the snow. Rescuers didn’t study of the survivors till 72 days after the crash when passengers Nando Parrado and Roberto Canessa, after a 10-day trek throughout the Andes, discovered a Chilean huaso, who gave them meals after which alerted authorities concerning the existence of the opposite survivors.


Films with the survival within the components theme:

“The Edge”

“The Snow Walker”

“Seven Alone”

“My Aspect of the Mountain”

“Man within the Wilderness”

“127 Hours”

“Jeremiah Johnson”
“Wind Chill”
“The Gray”
“Into the Wild”

You do not wish to resort to the extremes of cannibalism? Think about a superb guidelines to your automobile within the wintertime:


windshield scraper

flashlight with batteries




additional hats/socks/mittens


cellphone adapter 

kitty litter or sand

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