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Even in winter - be safe out there.....

Posted: Dec 11 2015 1:13 pm
by hikeaz
Grand Canyon, Ariz. –At approximately 6 am on Sunday, December 6, the Grand Canyon Regional Communications Center received a call reporting CPR in progress in Bright Angel Campground near Phantom Ranch. Park rangers and other emergency personnel responded to the scene and continued CPR, however all efforts to resuscitate the hiker were unsuccessful.
The hiker has been identified as 49-year old Janell Mount of North Carolina.
No additional information is available at this time. An investigation into the incident is being conducted by the National Park Service in coordination with the Coconino County Medical Examiner.

Re: Even in winter - be safe out there.....

Posted: Dec 11 2015 1:35 pm
by chumley
What does winter have to do with it?

Re: Even in winter - be safe out there.....

Posted: Dec 11 2015 1:49 pm
by hikeaz
chumley wrote:What does winter have to do with it?
....Grand Canyon.... heat.... hyperthermia...... it'll come to you.......

Re: Even in winter - be safe out there.....

Posted: Dec 11 2015 2:31 pm
by chumley
Didn't realize this was a weather/temperature/season-related tragedy. My bad.