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Entries from August 17th, 2011

Forest Ranger Mid-Summer Search and Rescue Report

August 17th, 2011 · 1 Comment · News

Sadly, our normal selection of Summertime incidents includes two deaths in the High Peaks. At least we are not Yosemite.

  • 2 Heart-attacks in High Peaks
  • “Lost” at Fish Creek Campground
  • Lost at Round Lake
  • Thirsty on Ampersand (Boy Scouts)
  • Capsized paddlers hike NPT – no shoes, no food
  • Lots of Leg Injuries while hiking
  • Kayaker drowns on Lake Pleasant – PFD issue
  • Lost and Unprepared on Crane Mt, Buck Mt – after dark, no flashlight, no food, no map
  • Boat sinks in Log Bay
  • Kayakers lost after-dark on Lake George
  • Slip n’ Falls off Shelving Rock Falls

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