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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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Another Lost Hiker

November 25, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Just over a month ago I posted about a couple of lost hikers who needed assistance getting off Dickey Mountain Trail. Well, it’s happened again.  A couple of days ago New Hampshire Fish and Game conservation officers reported that a hiker … Continue reading

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Lost Hikers

October 13, 2017

By Jan Stearns

You probably saw the news account.  On Saturday, Oct. 7, two hikers on Dickey Mountain Trail lost sight of the trail after the sun set.  They used a cell phone to call for help.  New Hampshire Fish & Game responded … 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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