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Category Archives: Accidents
Lost hikers in San Jacinto Mountains in California stumbled upon the campsite of a hiker missing for a year and his equipment is believed to have spared their lives.
Jeremy Buck survived a 300 foot fall down Reid Glacier on Mount Hood.
A Japanese story noting three middle aged climbers died in an Avalanche notes that middle aged climbers are more vulnerable to problems because they don’t know their strength is weakening.
Charlie Borgh, a former climbing ranger at Mount Rainier, died in an avalanche in the Canadian Rockies.
Backcountry Accidents: Helicopter Rescue of Dog and Hikers in California, AT Accident in Maryland, Fatal Fall in Illinois
Here’s a round up of backcountry accidents in California, Maryland and Illinois.
International backcountry accident wrap up:
Hikers rescued in nick of time
Tributes paid to Snowdon climber BBC News – UK Tributes have been paid to an experienced climber who died after a fall of nearly 700ft (213m) on Snowdon. Donal McGrath, 61, of …
THREE hikers froze to death climbing a mountain after ignoring a … Glasgow Daily Record – Glasgow,Scotland,UK The Brits became trapped in a -19C snowstorm on the highest peak in mainland Spain. As the three dug into a snow shelter … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
Backcountry Accident Reports at February 24, 2006
2006-02-22 Backcountry Accidents in California, Colorado, Oregon, Virginia, Washington, Australia, Spain
Accident reports as of February 22, 2006
Here’s February 22, 2006 accident reports:
Reports on five surviving avalanches on Ben Nevis:
Backcountry accident reports on the wires on February 16, 2006.