Backcountry Accidents: Cub Scouts in California, Fatal Fall on Starr Mountain, TN

Three Cub Scouts reunited after getting lost in state park
Napa Valley Register – Napa,CA,USA

By MARSHA DORGAN, Register Staff Writer. Three Cub Scouts were reunited with their troop after being lost for about an hour and half in Robert Louis Stevensen State Park near Santa Rosa…

Weather hampers helicopter recovery
Scotsman – United Kingdom

The Sea King was called to airlift an injured climber in the Cairngorms at 4.20pm on Monday when it got into difficulty amid high winds and blizzards. …

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Hiker’s body recovered
Cambridge Evening News – Cambridge,England,UK

THE body of a hiker has been recovered from a mountain range in northern Spain three days after he died. Robert Rippengal, 39, from …

Hiker’s death in Carlsbad pool ruled a drowning
North County Times – Escondido,CA,USA

CARLSBAD —- A hiker who died in a pool at the bottom of Carlsbad’s Box Canyon habitat preserve accidentally drowned in fresh water, a San Diego County …

Tennessee Wesleyan Student Dies on Hiking Trip
WTVC – Chattanooga,TN,USA

… Tuesday. Barnes was on a hiking trip at Starr Mountain near Etowah, Tennessee when he lost his footing and fell 100 feet to his death. …

Ice Climber Recovering After 15-Foot Fall
WMUR – Manchester,NH,USA

CRAWFORD, NH — An ice climber was recovering Sunday after a serious fall on Saturday afternoon in Crawford Notch. The Fish and …

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