Death Valley - 4 Lost Hikers Rescued

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Death Valley - 4 Lost Hikers Rescued

Postby Todd » Tue Jan 12, 2010 4:24 pm

Death Valley National Park (CA)
Rangers Rescue Four Lost Hikers

On the evening of January 6th, rangers received a report of two missing hikers reported to be hiking a route through Sheep Canyon that had recently been featured in Backpacker magazine. Subsequent interviews with family and friends of the missing hikers revealed that there were actually four members of the party, all two days overdue. Three search teams deployed on the morning of January 7th and found numerous sets of footprints matching those associated with the vehicle parked at the mouth of the canyon. Around noon, an observer on an airplane from Lake Mead spotted a large white
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