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Missing Hiker Found Dead in Icy Upstate New York Water
Missing Hiker Found Dead in Icy Upstate New York Water
Missing Hiker Found Dead in Icy Upstate New York Water
Hundreds of hikers go missing or get injured in New York State. Some are lucky to make it back home with the help of Forest Rangers. Some are not. A missing hiker from Sackets Harbor was one of the unlucky ones.
This is Why You Should Never Carve Tree Bark
This is Why You Should Never Carve Tree Bark
This is Why You Should Never Carve Tree Bark
Don't carve the bark! Using a blade to carve your initials into a tree may seem romantic but you're being advised to find another way to show your love. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) says carving into bark can lead to an early death for the tree...
Hiker Falls Off Cliff While Taking Photos in NY State Park
Hiker Falls Off Cliff While Taking Photos in NY State Park
Hiker Falls Off Cliff While Taking Photos in NY State Park
A hiking trip in New York turned tragic when one hiker fell 80 feet while taking pictures. A couple hiking on Beacon Hill trail in Minnewaska State Park stopped to take a few shots at the edge of the cliff to capture the moment. A woman lost her footing and fell...

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