We need more forest rangers! We can’t afford more forest rangers! That, in a nutshell, is the debate we’ve been hearing for many moons. In 2018, rangers participated in 346 search-and-rescue missions. Forest ranger Scott van Laer, who is based … [Read more...] about Should we stop rescuing people in wilderness?
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Shipton’s Arete is one of my favorite places to take a novice rock climber. The three routes on the arête are all pretty easy. There’s a good anchor for a top rope. And the arête overlooks scenic Chapel Pond. The easiest route, Shipton’s Voyage, … [Read more...] about Guide Rescues Solo Climber Near Chapel Pond