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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.

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Sick Thru-Hiker Rescued From San Jacinto

Quijote, a 34-year-old Pacific Crest Trail thru-hiker from Louisville, KY who was sick suffering from altitude sickness and dehydration was helicoptered off Mount San Jacinto yesterday by the Riverside Mountain Rescue Unit and the Riverside Sheriff. http://www.riversidesheriff.org/press/cab11-0511.asp

t.Rex reports on the PCT-L that Quijote was suffering from food poisoning from ... Read more

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