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10 Most Dangerous Hikes

Postby Wildhorse » Wed Mar 09, 2016 9:14 pm

I was amazed to see the Bright Angel Trail on the list of 10 most dangerous hikes. Apparently it is there because the rescues number about 200 per year.

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Re: 10 Most Dangerous Hikes

Postby Hikin_Jim » Wed Mar 09, 2016 11:13 pm

lol. They didn't do an experience to rescues ratio screening did they. Just because there are a lot of rescues doesn't mean it's dangerous. In this case I rather suspect it's tourists getting in over their heads on an "upside down" hike in hot weather.

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