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The ‘Row of Life’ drifted for nearly 4,000 miles across the Pacific Ocean until, one day, it washed ashore

Hikers rescue stranded dog on Pico de Orizaba, Mikaela Shiffrin ties World Cup wins record, New Zealand MP bikes to childbirth

California rescue aided by drone, Mikaela Shiffrin chases ski record, and turkey trot Strava art

Climber charged for Denali SOS call, woman is youngest to run 100 marathons, Bearsun takes Manhattan

Another reminder that you shouldn’t believe everything you read on the internet—especially when your life’s at stake

If you get lost or injured in the woods these days, aid might come from above—in the form of small-propeller drones that are revolutionizing SAR and saving lives

The remarkable survival story of Claire Nelson, whose solo hike in the desert turned into a desperate fight for her life

What it takes to be a part of the rescue team on one of the world’s most dangerous mountains

Need to add knot-tying skills to your life but don’t know where to start? Follow along with professional tree climber Waldo Etherington.

What should do you if an avalanche strikes? Pro skiers Chris Rubens and Greg Hill discuss basic scenarios and rescue techniques.

Skiers are claiming that there are issues with Pieps DSP backcountry safety devices

What to do when you're on an outdoor adventure and disaster strikes

A slab of snow fell and trapped her in a streambed in a place where few skiers dared to go

In Oregon's Clackamas County, a fight between a sheriff and an elite search and rescue unit reveals how local politics can collide with recreational safety for residents and visitors alike

One person was killed and another seriously injured at Alpine Meadows in California

With Americans surging onto public lands like never before, search and rescue operations are becoming overwhelmed—and help is not on the way

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