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Police considering ‘voluntary disappearance’ in case of missing hiker Esther Dingley


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A Seattle hiker was brought ‘back from the dead’ by doctors after his heart stopped for 45 minutes


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Massive redwood tree falls, kills hiker in California park

Massive redwood tree falls, kills hiker in California parkA huge redwood tree fell and killed a man visiting Muir Woods National Monument in California on Christmas Eve, authorities said Thursday. Subhradeep Dutta, 28, of Edina, Minnesota, died while walking on a marked dirt trail with two other people in the park north of San Francisco famous for its towering trees, according to the Marin County coroner's office and a spokesman for the park. Dutta was pinned by the trunk of the 200-foot-tall (61-meter-tall) tree and died at the scene.



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Massive redwood tree falls and kills hiker in California park

Massive redwood tree falls and kills hiker in California parkA man was killed and another person injured by a massive redwood tree that fell inside a California national park, in what officials have described as an “unfortunate, tragic event” that occurred on Christmas Eve.Subhradeep Dutta, a 28-year-old Minnesota resident, was visiting the Muir Woods National Monument when a tree measuring over four feet (one metre) in diameter collapsed.



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Man buried in Alaska mountain avalanche saved by other hiker

Man buried in Alaska mountain avalanche saved by other hikerAn Alaska hiker is lucky to be alive after he was buried during an avalanche and another hiker saw his feet and freed him, officials said. The hiker was alone on Flattop Mountain around 1 p.m. Saturday when an avalanche buried him, the Chugach National Forest Avalanche Information Center said. Alex Kuprienko of Anchorage was hiking past the area around 2:30 p.m. and saw moving feet sticking out of the snow, he said.



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Hiker Who Survived Being Lost in Montana Wilderness for Days Speaks Out

Hiker Who Survived Being Lost in Montana Wilderness for Days Speaks OutSunday marks a week since Kaden Laga went missing in Montana. He and his wife Arden, who are expecting their first baby, were out visiting family when a normal hike turned into a search and rescue.



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Experienced hiker found dead in Trinity County following five-day search

Experienced hiker found dead in Trinity County following five-day searchAn experienced hiker was found dead Sunday off trail in the Trinity Alps following a five-day search.



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French hiker missing in Italy nine days found dead

French hiker missing in Italy nine days found deadThe body of a French hiker who disappeared nine days ago south of Naples was found Sunday, local Italian authorities said. "The body of Simon Gautier has been found a short while ago," the authorities in Sapri, near Belvedere di Ciolandre where the 27-year-old hiker was found dead. Gautier called for help on August 9, saying he had fallen down a cliff and broken both legs, but was unable to give his location other than "in the middle of nowhere, on the coast".



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Missing California hiker found alive after 4 days

Missing California hiker found alive after 4 daysThe hiker said she was chased off a hiking trail by a man wielding a knife. ABC News' Janai Norman reports.



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The California hiker who was found after spending 4 days alone in the wilderness says she got lost after fleeing a man with a knife

The California hiker who was found after spending 4 days alone in the wilderness says she got lost after fleeing a man with a knifeSheryl Powell, 60, disappeared on Friday while on a camping trip with her husband. Search teams found her alive and well on Monday.



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