Hiking Accident Prevention: The Cost of National Parks Search And Rescue Missions
Search And Rescue Missions Are Rising As More Unprepared Hikers Become Lost, Injured, Or Die In The Backcountry
O N L I N E N E W S S O U R C E S
FoxNews.com National Park Searches, Rescues Costing Millions, Figures Show, By Amy Lieu 8/14/18
Treehugger.com When Hikers Need Help, Who Foots The Rescue Bill? By Laura Moss, 6/19/19
National Parks Traveler.org Search and Rescue Missions Cost National Park Service Nearly $4 Million in 2013 6/29/14
Adirondack Daily Enterprise.com 80-Year-Old Rescued From Mt. Washington May Have To Foot The Bill 10/18/20, By Michael Casey, Associated Press
NewYorkUpstate.com DEC Rescues: Who Should Pay The Bill For Lost Or Injured Hikers, Hunters?, By David Figura 6/2/19
Three National Parks With The Highest Search & Rescue Missions 2017
Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona, had 290 S&R missions in 2017.
Yosemite National Park in Wyoming, had 233 S&R missions in 2017.
Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado, had 165 S&R missions in 2017.
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Posted on April 17, 2021, in Hiking, Hiking Accidents and Fatalities, Pandemic and tagged National Parks Search Missions, Pandemic and hiking, Rescue Unprepared hikers, search and rescue. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.