International backcountry accident wrap up:
Hiker breaks leg, crawls five miles to safety on Vancouver Island
Seattle Times – United States
PORT HARDY, BC Ã¢â‚¬â€œ A man who broke his leg hiking near the remote northwest
tip of Vancouver Island crawled about five miles through the woods to a
Injured hiker plucked to safety
CBC British Columbia – Vancouver,British Columbia,Canada
A Canadian Forces search-and-rescue helicopter has picked up an injured
hiker in the rugged Cape Scott area at the northern end of Vancouver Island.
Climbers buried under ice in Upper Khumbu
Gorkhapatra – Kathmandu,Nepal
A TEENAGE climber from West Yorkshire has died after falling more Ã¢â‚¬Â¦
News & Star – Carlisle,Cumbria,UK
The 19-year-old man was climbing with his brother yesterday on Dow
Crag near the old mines in Coniston when they both fell. The Ã¢â‚¬Â¦
dies after rockface fall
ic Wales – United Kingdom
A hiker has died after falling more than 200ft down a rockface while
walking on Snowdonia, police said today. The 29-year-old man Ã¢â‚¬Â¦
German climbers killed in French Alps mishap
Hindu – Chennai,India
Chamonix, April. 18 (AP): Two German climbers were killed when the
ice shelf they were scaling collapsed in the French Alps, the mountain
rescue service said.
hurtling log kills hiker
News24 – South Africa
PLettenberg Bay – A woman member of a hiking group on the picturesque
Tsitsikamma trail was killed when a Ã¢â‚¬Å“runaway treeÃ¢â‚¬Â rolled down an incline
and hit her.
and hit her.