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  • Record number of search and rescues this year

    https://www.adirondackexplorer.org/s...cues-this-year


  • #2
    Well I must say the rangers (those few that are available) have been doing an incredible job. If you read the weekly reports, you will see a huge load of the common "lower leg injuries" and those who are caught out without any way to light their way at night (hint: a cell phone light does not make it). Most get cleared within a very few hours. The search and rescue volunteers have not really been activated for a large campaign search in over two years. There have been a couple of what amounted to relatively minor volunteer calls recently, but then the message to stand down after the rangers were successful came almost as quickly, (just as I was heading out the door). Many rangers have been deployed out west to fight fires across the country, so they are even more reduced here now. Good going, guys.
    Last edited by Nessmuk; 10-27-2020, 09:00 PM.
    "Leave the beaten track behind occasionally and dive into the woods. Every time you do you will be certain to find something you have never seen before." - Alexander Graham Bell

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    • #3
      A record number of Nimrods lead to the rescue records. We do have great Rangers and CO's.

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