Missteps in the Parks
An air and ground search is under way in Denali National Park and Preserve for two backpackers missing in the Savage River drainage.
After a night in the cold a skier who became lost in a blizzard in Olympic National Park was rescued Sunday afternoon by rangers who slogged through 3-4 feet of snow along Hurricane Ridge to reach him.
Yellowstone National Park officials are trying to figure out how a 32-year-old Californian fell to her death into the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone just north of Tower Falls. The accident was reported Friday night and rangers spent the night in the canyon with the woman's body.
In the past year, three bicyclists have died in Haleakala National Park while descending from the park's summit. The latest death, that of a 65-year-old Ohio woman, occurred earlier this week when she ran into a bicycle company's van.
An 80-year-old hiker who's been missing in Yosemite since July 30 has been found dead.