PCT hiker rescued with broken leg in North Cascades

It’s easy to focus on the bear encounter part of this story. Don’t let that distract you from the more common danger: falling on steep snow.

Author: Jack "Found" Haskel

As the Trail Information Manager, Jack works to connect people to the PCT. He's involved with a wide variety of projects that help the trail, the trail's users and the community that surrounds the experience. He has thru-hiked (Pacific Crest Trail in 2006; Colorado Trail in 2008; Continental Divide Trail in 2010) and is an obsessed weekend warrior.