Hiking Accident Prevention: Why Hikers Need Rescuing

 

Top Reasons: Lost, Injured, Unprepared, Hiking Alone


O N L I N E  N E W S  S O U R C E S

MSN.com (The San Francisco Chronicle)  Dangers Of Hiking Pacific Coast Trail Loom As 2021 Season Approaches By Gregory Thomas 2/21/21

Forbes.com Hawaii Proposes Way To Penalize Hikers Who Ignore Trail Closures By Will McGough 2/24/21

TheStar.com (Toronto Star) Rescuers Used Ropes To Save Unprepared Hikers From Treacherous Slope Near Vancouver By The Canadian Press 2/15/21

St.GeorgeUtah.com (St. George News) Zion National Park(Utah) Vistiors Rescued After Mocking Rangers, Hiking The Subway Unprepared By Spencer Ricks 7/31/18

BackPacker.com – Unprepared Hikers Rescued From Garfield Ridge Trail (New Hampshire) By Backpacker Editors & Contributors  – 6/26/18

AdirondackExplorer.org A Rescue, Two Body Recoveries, And Advice For Unprepared Hikers – 2/19/19 (NY State)

PostStar.com (Glens Falls, NY) Blog: Rangers Rescue Unprepared Hikers On Prospect Mountain  By Don Lehman –  12/27/18 (NY State)

DailyGazette.com – Adirondack Helpers Fill Staffing Void: Volunteer Program Will Be Helpful, But No Substitute For Mountain Rangers, and Hikers Being More Responsible  For Themselves” – The Gazette Editorial Board – 4/13/19  (NY State)

KATU.comRaw Inteview: How Rescued Gorge Hiker Survived Night Alone, While Injured In Snow –  By KATU Staff 2/6/19  – Experienced hiker went off trail, got injured, and needed rescue.  (Mt. Defiance, Columbia River Gorge, Portland, Oregon)


KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Trip Planning Resources For Hikers and Backpackers


Irene Pastore, is a Certified Personal Trainer, fitness blogger, health educator, and speaker. She has 23 years experience teaching exercise in New York City.  To read her complete bio, visit the About Page.  

Posted on April 2, 2021, in Hiking Accident Prevention, Hiking Accidents and Fatalities, Hiking Safety and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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