Search And Rescue Missions Are Rising As More Unprepared Hikers Become Lost, Injured, Or Die In The Backcountry
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FoxNews.com National Park Searches, Rescues Costing Millions, Figures Show, By Amy Lieu 8/14/18
Treehugger.com When Hikers Need Help, Who Foots The Rescue Bill? By Laura Moss, 6/19/19
National Parks Traveler.org Search and Rescue Missions Cost National Park Service Nearly $4 Million in 2013 6/29/14
Adirondack Daily Enterprise.com 80-Year-Old Rescued From Mt. Washington May Have To Foot The Bill 10/18/20, By Michael Casey, Associated Press
NewYorkUpstate.com DEC Rescues: Who Should Pay The Bill For Lost Or Injured Hikers, Hunters?, By David Figura 6/2/19
Three National Parks With The Highest Search & Rescue Missions 2017
Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona, had 290 S&R missions in 2017.
Yosemite National Park in Wyoming, had 233 S&R missions in 2017.
Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado, had 165 S&R missions in 2017.
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