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1 year 4 months ago

Missing hikers found

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - Six hikers missing on the Lost Man Loop trail near Aspen have been found safe. The Pitkin County Sheriff's Office was called Tuesday after the hikers were reported overdue. They were found about midnight after they wandered off the trail. The sheriff's office said in a...

2 years 4 months ago

Boulder hiker missing for more than a week

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Boulder rescue workers are still trying to find a hiker who has been missing for nearly a week. Rescuers plan to resume their search on Monday after taking a day off trying to locate 74-year-old Patricia Wallace. According to the Boulder Daily Camera, Wallace was hiking...

2 years 5 months ago

Remains of missing hiker found

MINTURN, Colo. (AP) - Authorities have discovered human remains near a campsite believed to have been used by a hiker from Chicago who has been missing since October 2010. James Nelson was reported missing when he failed to return from a five day, 25-mile hike in the Holy Cross Wilderness...

3 years 2 months ago

Body of hiker recovered

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - The body of a 41-year-old Dillon man who died while hiking near the Maroon Bells has been recovered with the help of a helicopter. Authorities say David Morano died Saturday after falling more than 200 feet near Pyramid Peak about 2 miles east of the Maroon...

3 years 2 months ago

High angle rescue on Blodgett Peak

El Paso County Search and Rescue along with Springs Fire are working to reach three stranded hikers on Blodgett Peak. One of the hikers is reported to have minor injuries. Search and Rescue is on the way up the peak to make contact with them now.

3 years 3 months ago

Lost oregon hiker found

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A woman who spent three nights in the Mount Hood National Forest after tumbling off a cliff says she ate berries, drank from a creek and tried to scoot to safety on her bottom because she couldn't walk. Hood River County sheriff's Detective Matt English...

3 years 4 months ago

Missing California man commits suicide

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities say a missing travel agent whose wife was found dead last month has committed suicide. Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy Mark Pope says the body of 59-year-old Dusan Klein of Santa Clarita was discovered by hikers Thursday on the outskirts of Las Vegas. ...

3 years 10 months ago

Rescue underway in Williams Canyon

Rescue crews are working to help a hiker who apparently fell in Williams Canyon. Early reports indicate the hiker fell 20 feet and has a head injury and leg injury. This happened about a mile up the Williams Canyon Trail from Manitou Springs.

4 years 2 weeks ago

Search Underway on Quandry Peak

A search is still underway on Quandary Peak in Summit County for a missing climber. The search began around 9:00 pm Saturday and resumed again this morning. Both ground and air search crews are combing the area where fresh snow was falling last night.The search began shortly after calls from...

4 years 1 month ago

Mountain goat gores, kills hiker

Olympic National Park officials say a mountain goat that fatally gored a 63-year-old hiker over the weekend has shown aggressive behavior in the past. Park spokesman Barb Maynes says rangers have been tracking the ram and several others for the past several years. She says the attack was highly...

4 years 1 month ago

Search halted for missing hiker

The search for a Chicago hiker missing in the Colorado mountains near Vail has been suspended. The search for James Nelson, 31, in the rugged Holy Cross Wilderness near Vail ended at midnight Tuesday. Eagle County sheriff Joe Hoy said he and search and rescue volunteers made the...

4 years 1 month ago

No sign of missing hiker near Vail

Colorado authorities are searching for a Chicago hiker who hasn't been heard from for a week. The search for James Nelson resumed Monday at the Mount of the Holy Cross near Vail. A Colorado National Guard helicopter dropped off a search team and another helicopter was looking for...

4 years 1 month ago

Rock slide kills Colorado hiker

A 30-year-old man has died from injuries after he was caught in a rock slide while hiking in southwestern Colorado. San Miguel County Coroner Robert Dempsey said John Arthur Merrill of Cortez was climbing El Diente Peak in the San Juan Mountains when he was injured. Another hiker saw...

4 years 2 months ago

American hiker released

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - American Sarah Shourd says she's grateful to Iran's president and other officials for her release from a Tehran prison, calling it an "humanitarian gesture." Shourd was flown out of captivity into the arms of her mother waiting in Oman today. She was released after arrangements...

4 years 2 months ago

Counters needed on area trails

Wanted: A few good counters The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments is looking for volunteers to track bicycle and pedestrian traffic on area trails and bicycle lanes in mid-September. This count program will map the level of usage of the region's bicycle and pedestrian routes. This data...

4 years 2 months ago

Marijuana found growing in Colorado forest

Authorities are investigating a suspected illegal marijuana growing operation in the mountains north of Boulder. The Boulder County sheriff's office said a man fled the area when investigators arrived to do surveillance on Monday. Three SWAT teams and the U.S. Forest Service have been called in to help in...

4 years 4 months ago

Hiker rescue underway near Vail

VAIL, Colo. (AP) - Rescue workers are searching for a hiker stranded on the Mount of the Holy Cross near Vail. The Eagle County sheriff's office said Friday they're looking for a 27-year-old man suffering from altitude sickness. A Colorado Army National Guard helicopter has dropped a rescue team...

4 years 5 months ago

Teen hiker dies on Colorado peak

A young, but experienced hiker is dead after a fall on one of Colorado's 14,000 foot mountains. Kevin Hayne, 18, of Highlands Ranch slipped and fell into a ravine Tuesday on Little Bear Peak. Hayne and a friend were rappelling down the side of the mountain when Hayne fell....

4 years 6 months ago

Father finds daughter's laptop in Nepal

The father of a Colorado woman who went missing while hiking in Nepal has discovered her laptop and journal in the last hotel where she stayed. A friend of missing hiker Aubrey Sacco told The Associated Press on Thursday that the 23-year-old's father, Paul Sacco, is in Nepal looking...

4 years 6 months ago

Young Colorado woman missing in Nepal

The father of a 23-year-old Colorado woman who has been missing since last month in the Himalayan mountains of Nepal says his daughter is "one tough cookie." Greeley attorney Paul Sacco told the Greeley Tribune that while his daughter, Aubrey Sacco, doesn't have extensive hiking experience, she's in good...

4 years 6 months ago

Colorado hiker missing in Nepal

Police are scouring a remote region in northern Nepal for a Colorado woman who has been missing since last month, when she failed to check in after a solo hike in the Himalayan mountains. Aubrey Sacco, 23, of Greeley was reported missing by her family. She had arrived in...

4 years 7 months ago

Colorado man rescued from NH mountain

Authorities say a Colorado man hiking on New Hampshire's Mount Adams is safe after rescuers helped him walk off the mountain. The New Hampshire Union Leader says a nine-member rescue team and Douglas Soholt made it off the mountain at about 1 a.m. Monday as bad weather closed in....

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