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From the August 2006 Conservationist

Rangers to the Rescue

By Lt. Chris Liebelt

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A group had been hiking on an unmarked trail through a wooded area above the famous "Rogers Slide." They lost the trail and decided to bushwack downhill with hopes of finding a road. The hikers reached a point where the slope was too steep to climb up and too steep to continue downhill. While contemplating their predicament, one young hiker slipped and fell...

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