National Park Service Director Mary Bomar not only sees a "special bond" between her agency and the International Mountain Bicycling Association, but can even picture a special "parks edition" mountain bike.
The two lost backpackers rescued Wednesday in Denali National Park were far from where they thought they were and didn’t know they were the subjects of a massive search lasting four days and costing an estimated $120,000. But as they say, all’s well that ends well.
Backpackers Abby Flantz and Erica Nelson were rescued in good condition after being lost for six days in the Denali National Park wilderness. The two women, who had used a cell phone to help searchers locate them, were reunited with family members Wednesday afternoon.
Two backpackers missing at Denali National Park since Friday are alive and well.
Tuesday’s efforts to locate two missing backpackers in Denali National Park were fruitless, despite the best efforts of eleven ground teams and four aircraft crews. Today’s operation will more thoroughly search high priority areas and send ground teams into higher terrain. Five new teams will help out.
Hikers Abby Flantz and Erica Nelson remain missing since failing to return last Friday from an overnight backpacking trip in Denali National Park & Preserve. Rescuers continue to search a 100-square mile area of the Savage River drainage.
Searchers in Denali National Park have been unable to locate two female backpackers missing since Friday when they didn't return from a scheduled overnight trip in the park. Officials have intensified ground and aerial search efforts in a 100-square mile area of rugged, trailless terrain.
It’s “so far, so good” for national parks in the flood-weary Heartland. Only Indiana’s George Rogers Clark National Historical Park has experienced significant flooding.
An air and ground search is under way in Denali National Park and Preserve for two backpackers missing in the Savage River drainage.
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