Hiking Into Oblivion: Extreme Heat Kills Unprepared Hikers
Rise In Preventable Fatalities From Heat Stroke
NBCNews.com – June 21, 2021 – Grand Canyon hiker dies on Tonto Trail during extreme heat: The 53-year-old backpacker was found dead in the Grand Canyon on Sunday, when the high reached 115 degrees, By Phil Helsel
MSN.com – June 21, 2021 – Hiker Dies In Extreme Heat, Another in Critical Condition, By Paige Austin (Palm Canyon Trail, Borrego Springs, California)
KVOA.com – July 13, 2021 – Some Phoenix hiking trails to be restricted in extreme heat, Associated Press
National Parks Traveler.org – June 22nd, 2021 – Deaths Rising In National Park System, By NPT Staff (Heat related)
10News.com (San Diego) Jul 12, 2021 – Heat-related helicopter rescues soar, By Adam Racusin
OLDER RELATED NEWS ARTICLES
Huffpost.com – Sept 8 , 2020 – Santa Monica Closes Trails After Hiker Dies In Extreme Heat Other hikers were rescued as record temperatures topped 110 degrees, By Mary Papenfuss
ABC News, November 4, 2018 – Two People Have Died In Remote Parts of Western Australia In One Week — But Experts Say Most Outback Deaths Are Preventable, By Sarah Collard
ABC News, October 28, 2018 – Man Dies of Suspected Dehydration After Group Hiking In Kalbarri National Park Runs Out of Water, By Sarah Collard.
ABC News, November 8, 2018 – Remote Australian Deaths Prompts Warning Outback Travel Dangers Could Rise, By Emily Smith
ABC.Net.au, November 25, 2018 – German Tourists Wandered 17km off Central Australia Hiking Trail Before Dying Of Dehydration, Heat Stress, By Neda Vanovac
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Posted on July 17, 2021, in Hiking Accident Prevention, Hiking Accidents and Fatalities, Hiking Safety, national parks and tagged heatstroke, hiking fatalities, Unprepared hikers. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.