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$8,000+ Spent to Rescue Unprepared “Hikers”

Remember the story about the trio of “hikers” from Gaffney, South Carolina, who foolishly ventured into near-blizzard conditions along the Appalachian Trail on January 2, 2014, from their starting point at Fontana Dam in North Carolina? Click Here for Background Story In an episode that is more reminiscent of a Saturday Night Live skit or a […]

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Hiker Falls on Appalachian Trail Near the Pinnacle in PA

Lara Louise Kadambi, 38, a hiker from Pike Creek, Delaware, was critically injured after falling about 30 feet from the Appalachian Trail near the Pinnacle in eastern Pennsylvania. Kempton Fire Chief Ethan Kunkel and Pennsylvania State Police say the woman was hiking with companions when she lost her balance and fell on Saturday, October 19, 2013, […]

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$15,000 Reward in Gerry Largay Disappearance

Geraldine “Gerry” Largay — a 66-year-old Appalachian Trail hiker — virtually disappeared while on the Trail in Maine.  She has not been seen since July 23rd, when she was spotted near the Spaulding Mountain lean-to in the Lone Mountain area in Franklin County, Maine, northeast of Rangeley. Cpl. MacDonald of the Maine Warden Service (MWS) conducted […]

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AT Hiker “Inchworm” Still Missing in Maine

Today is August 8, 2013.  Appalachian Trail hiker Geraldine “Gerry” Largay — whose trail name is “Inchworm” — has been missing for 15 days in the wilderness northeast of Rangeley, Maine. Getting lost in the woods is easy.  Finding lost people in the woods isn’t easy, but almost all are located within 24 hours and […]

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