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Search and Rescue

Both Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks make a list of the top ten national parks with the most search and rescue incidents in the last two years. The website Outforia has used publically accessible data to compile lists of the search and rescue incident numbers for all National Park Service sites between 2018 and…

Two Minnesota men are dead after their snowmobiling party was caught in an avalanche on Scotch Bonnet Mountain, north of Cooke City, Montana. Captain Tad Dykstra with the Park County Montana Sheriff’s Office shared information on two recent calls undertaken by personnel with Park County Montana Search and Rescue. Unfortunately, there was tragedy amongst the…

Yellowstone National Park’s search and recovery operations are winding down, suggesting a tragic end for Utah resident Kim Crumbo. On Friday, Oct. 8, Yellowstone National Park officials announced search and recovery efforts for 74-year-old Kim Crumbo of Ogden, Utah, have begun scaling back. Given the park’s weather over the last few weeks, a scaled-back search…

One man is dead and another missing in Yellowstone National Park after a four-day September camping trip turns tragic in the cold waters of Shoshone Lake. Yellowstone officials confirmed the discovery of a body on Monday, Sept. 20, along the shores of Shoshone Lake. The deceased man is 67-year-old Mark O’Neill of Chuamcum, Washington, who…

Two trapped hikers are rescued after a week stranded without food, water, or the ability to call for help in a remote area of the Big Horn Mountains. Big Horn County Search and Rescue embarked on a special rescue mission. However, there was an added urgency to their efforts, as the victims had spent over…

The Big Horn County Sheriff’s Department posted a video of a daring rescue and helicopter hoist in a remote area of Bighorn National Forest. At 8:50 a.m. on Sunday, July 25, the Big Horn County Sheriff’s Department got a call from a spot satellite. A hiker was in the Cloud Peak Wilderness of Bighorn National…


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