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Officials urging hiking safety after recent increase in rescues

SANDY, Utah – Unified Police said they have already saved more hikers for this time of year than ever before.

They rescued three hikers over the weekend which adds to the climbing rate of saved hikers this year. 354 more words


Cliffed-out hikers keep rescue crews busy over the weekend

BIG COTTONWOOD CANYON, Utah – Rescue crews were busy over the weekend after several people got cliffed out while hiking.

The first hikers needed to be rescued at about 10 p.m. 107 more words


My Favorite Hikes

I love to hike.  When I say, ‘love’, I mean, it is my joy, my peace, my meditation, my renewal.  Well, not so much the hiking itself, rather the struggle to get to the top and then finally, arriving at the destination.   1,405 more words

Big Cottonwood Canyon

Idaho couple believes body found in Little Cottonwood Canyon is their son

SALT LAKE CITY — A couple from Idaho believes human remains found in Little Cottonwood Canyon could be their son.

John Ehlers was notified by Unified Police on Wednesday that there may be a connection between the remains and the case of his son, 48-year-old Corry Ehlers, who disappeared in May 2012. 259 more words


Climbers find human remains in Little Cottonwood Canyon

LITTLE COTTONWOOD CANYON, Utah – Authorities are investigating after human remains were found in Little Cottonwood Canyon.

Unified Police Detective Ken Hansen said the human bones were found Tuesday morning near Alta. 107 more words


Driver unharmed after rolling car in Little Cottonwood Canyon

LITTLE COTTONWOOD CANYON, Utah – The driver was able to walk away from the accident after rolling their car in Little Cottonwood Canyon overnight.

Officials said the driver was coming down the canyon at about 1 a.m. 106 more words


Albion Meadows

Ryan had an interview in the morning and another interview in the early afternoon in Salt Lake. Instead of driving back and forth and back and forth, we decided to spend the time in between taking a short lunch break and hike around Albion Basin. 35 more words