Sierra News: October Mountain Safety Report, ANNUAL FATALITY REPORT, SEQUOIA-KINGS CANYON


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By Alex Wierbinski - Posted on 21 October 2017

 

 

HIGH SIERRA NEWS

October 2017

SEKI Mountain Safety Report

INCIDENTS IN SEQUOIA-KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARKS,
September 25 - October 8, 2017,
Kaweah Commonwealth, October 13, 2017.


Backpacker Relevant


Heli-Injury evacuation, Mineral King

Lost, Injured, self-rescued backpacker, Kern Hot Springs

Injured, self-rescue from Eagle Lake

Heli evacuation refused at Crabtree Station

SPOT heli-evac from Near LeConte Ranger Station

Overdue hikers to Charlote Dome located

Misplaced sick hiker self-rescues from Glen Pass

 


Annual Fatality Report

SEKI 16

Causes


Fall, Hiking

Drowning

Drowning

Fall, Hiking

Drowning

vehicle accident

Drowning, Fording, Hiking

vehicle accident

vehicle accident

Drowning, Fording, Hiking

Fall, Climbing

Fall, Climbing

Fall, Hiking

Fall, Hiking

 

 

High Sierra Mountain Safety News

 

 

October 2017 High Sierra Trail News 

 

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