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 Hiking-related Deaths 

Are today's outdoor enthusiasts prepared for the conditions in which they hike?
Absolutely, the recent deaths are a coincidence  0%  [ 0 ]
For the most part, yes. These were isolated incidents.  33%  [ 3 ]
Not really, most people are unprepared, these people are the ones who suffered because of it.  67%  [ 6 ]
Absolutely not, most people I see are not prepared and I expect to see more deaths.  0%  [ 0 ]
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There seem to be a large number of hiking-related deaths in the news over the past year. New Hampshire certainly has its share of accidents, but other areas do as well. Are we as outdoor enthusiasts doing enough to ensure our own safety? Does the recent trend towards "extreme" sports open us up to unnecessary danger? Are outdoor enthusiasts taking the right steps to ensure their own safety? Or are these all just unprepared, inexperienced, or dim-witted people?

Thu May 20, 2004 10:23 am
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