Several fires were burning at the party site late Saturday, and some trees had been knocked over, according to the news release. Boise County Sheriff and Boise National Forest officers who went to the party said that bottles, cans, piles of vomit and other kinds of trash were strewn about. [emphasis added]Loads of fun, I'm sure. A few of the teenagers had to be taken to hospitals. Getting piles of vomit loaded in this particular area is a really bad idea. Quoting Boise County Sheriff Roeber:
“It’s not like you are five minutes away from medical treatment when you are up in the mountains,” Roeber said. “It can take hours to get to emergency medical care - and the parties just seem to get farther and farther in.”The article points out the risks involved with trying to drive away from this event on Bogus Basin Road -- a mildly hazardous road when you are completely sober.