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Hiking and Backpacking Accident and Rescue News Roundup – Sept 4, 2019 Missing Spokane Teen Found Dead at the Base of a Steep Slope Near Cle Elum Spokesman-Review September 4, 2019 Hiking Rescues at 71 for the year so far – Olympic National Park Update 2019 Peninsula...read more
I could not help but smile and I almost laughed out loud when reading this article: Camping Checklist: Essential Gear for Camping, published in Forbes Magazine - a publication dedicated to wealthy people and their companies and lifestyle for the most part. They had...read more
Excellent article on high altitude hiking and climbing safety with links to valuable climbing safety educational resources. Preventing accidents with hard-earned lessons-learned, comprehensive education, and practice with experienced people are are just a few of the...read more