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Injured Hiker Rescued From Franconia Notch
Thursday, 09/20/12
New Hampshire Fish and Game officials say rescue crews who endured high winds and torrential rain to rescue an injured hiker in the White Mountains likely saved his life.
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Hiker Rescued In Smugglers' Notch
Tuesday, 08/21/12
A teenager has been rescued after falling about 50 feet while hiking at Smugglers Notch yesterday morning.
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Winter Storm Raises Backcountry Safety Concerns
Monday, 02/27/12
By Ric Cengeri
After a winter of warmer weather and icier conditions on the slopes, this weekend's snow storm had skiers and snowboarders rejoicing. But emergency rescue officials say the storm also rekindled safety concerns.
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Snowstorms Bring Fresh Powder, More Ski Rescues
Thursday, 02/03/11
By Melody Bodette
With all of the fresh powder from the most recent snowstorm, many people will be heading to the mountains for skiing. And that raises the possibility of more search and rescue operations for lost skiers.
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VT Edition: Backcountry Rescue
Wednesday, 11/18/09
By Jane Lindholm
VPR's Jane Lindholm talks with Brian Lindner, one of the founding members of the Waterbury Backcountry Rescue Team about the logistics, risks, and expenses of wilderness rescue.
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