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Waterville Valley DPS Assists Injured Hiker

June 25, 2018

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley Department of Public Safety officers, along with a conservation officer with the New Hampshire Fish & Game Department, responded to an incident involving an injured hiker on Saturday, June 23. According to media reports, a 35-year-old Needham, MA woman … Continue reading

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Lost Hikers Rescued at Smarts Brook

February 1, 2018

By Jan Stearns

On Monday, Jan. 29, there was a lot of fire/rescue/police activity at Smarts Brook trailhead in Thornton. According to a report on NH1 and the Campton-Thornton Fire Rescue Facebook page, two unprepared hikers were rescued after they wandered four miles … Continue reading

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Hiker Rescued from Mt. Osceola

August 16, 2013

By Jan Stearns

On August 14, 2013, Conservation Officers from the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department responded to multiple rescues, including incidents in Orange and Waterville Valley. The first incident occurred at approximately 11:45 a.m., when a hiker suffered an injury while … Continue reading

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Hike Safe: It’s YOUR responsibility

October 18, 2012

By Jan Stearns

It’s getting darker earlier and the news is full of stories about ill prepared hikers being overcome by darkness. The following story appeared in the Conway Daily Sun. Search and rescue crews had another busy few days in the White … Continue reading

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