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121 Stranded Hikers Rescued On Kauai

AP | Posted 04.08.2014 | Hawaii

LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — Fire officials on Kauai say they have rescued 121 hikers who became stranded by rising waters that made a stream impossible to ...

Hikers Rescued After Triggering Avalanche

AP | Posted 12.29.2013 | Crime

MOUNT WASHINGTON, N.H. (AP) — Two hikers who triggered an avalanche on Mount Washington that carried them 800 feet over rocks, cliffs and ice were r...

Missing Hikers and What Most Survival Television Shows Don't Stress

Kerry Patton | Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment
Kerry Patton

No matter how many times you watch survival television shows, don't think for a second you can simply venture off on your own if stranded or lost.

Controversy Gears Up After Trails Accidentally Open to Mountain Bikers

Seth Smigelski | Posted 09.17.2012 | Los Angeles
Seth Smigelski

While not every Los Angeles trail should be multi-use, it is important that the governing bodies balance out interests and make room for each form of recreational use as they ensure the preservation of the land.

The Faithful Shopper: Fall into Fitness

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.17.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

For fashionistas, October means that we only have a few more weeks to get into shape for those holiday parties! New York has any number of shops to equip you properly for your sport of choice.

Yosemite Rangers Search for Hikers Believed Swept Over Falls

AP | TRACIE CONE | Posted 09.18.2011 | San Francisco

FRESNO, Calif. — A search and rescue operation at Yosemite National Park is set to resume at first light Wednesday in an area below a popular wa...

Missing Father-Daughter Hikers Bodies Found

The Huffington Post/Reuters | By Keith Coffman | Posted 09.04.2011 | Denver

DENVER (Reuters) - Rescue crews recovered two bodies from a mountainside in the San Isabel National Forest on Saturday believed to be of a missing...

Release Josh and Shane -- and All Prisoners of Conscience in the Islamic Republic

Trita Parsi | Posted 08.06.2011 | World
Trita Parsi

Those who are holding Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer are not only violating their human rights, they are also violating Iranian law. This charade must end.

Joseph Scott Carter Arrested On Suspicion Of Nederland Abductions

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

UPDATE: Joseph Scott Carter, the man accused of kidnapping two Boulder-area hikers, was a former state Senate candidate. The Boulder Daily Camera rep...

Iran To Try 3 Americans Who Crossed Iraqi Border

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran said Monday a court will try three Americans who wandered across the border from Iraq last July and became ensnared in an in...

Families Of US Hikers Held In Iran To Release Video

AP | MICHELLE LOCKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BERKELEY, Calif. — The families of three Americans being held in Iran plan to release video footage that they say proves the three were simply o...

U.S. Forest Service Warns Hikers To Beware Of Campers Drinking Tecate Beer, Eating Tortillas and Playing Spanish Music

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The US Forest Service issued and then retracted a Labor Day warning advising hikers to "beware of campers in national forests drinking Tecate beer, ea...

3 US Hikers In Iranian Custody

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The White House says Iran has confirmed it has three American hikers in custody. The Americans strayed into Iran while hiking in t...