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A Handy Guide to Camping on Forbidden Turf: New at Reason

22 hours agoNews : Reason

In his column from Reason's July issue, J.D. Tuccille offers a handy guide to camping on forbidden turf: Grand Canyon National Park is a common destination for stealth trips, since backpacking there requires permits that are restrictive as to time and location. Show More Summary

Young Earth Creationists and the Grand Canyon

Andrew Snelling is a young-earth creationist with a PhD in geology who wants to study the Grand Canyon. The National Park Service (NPS), which regulated who gets to do science in Grand Canyon National Park, turned down his application. You can probably guess what happened next. Snelling is now suing the NPS and the Department […]

"A Creationist Sues the Grand Canyon for Religious Discrimination/The national park wouldn’t let him collect rocks for research."

Writes The Atlantic.Last week, [Andrew] Snelling sued park administrators and the Department of Interior, which administers the national parks program, because they would not grant him a permit to collect 50 to 60 fist-sized rocks. All research in the national park is restricted, especially if it requires removing material. Show More Summary

-National Park: Christian Scientist Denied Access For Study Because of Beliefs?

A prominent scientist was recently denied access to conduct a study in the Grand Canyon National Park because of his Christian beliefs. Here’s the story from Charisma News: Dr. Andrew Snelling is a highly learned and experienced geologist. He’s published numerous peer-reviewed materials, has had years of experience in various labs and has conducted studies […]

Body found believed teen hiker; step-grandmom still missing

4 weeks agoNews : Trending Now

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — The fate of a woman who went missing two weeks ago while on a Grand Canyon hike with her step-grandson remains an unknown while their family awaits the positive identification of a body found in the park and believed to be the 14-year-old boy.

Grand Canyon: Found body likely teenage boy from Tennessee

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — The Grand Canyon National Park says a body that was found on Friday is likely of a 14-year-old hiker who went missing nearly two weeks ago while in the bottom of the canyon during a family tr...

Drones Aid In Search For Lost Grand Canyon Hikers

last monthNews : Huffington Post

Hobby drones are banned in most national parks. But Grand Canyon National Park made use of the unmanned areal surveillance tools in a search last week for Lou Ann Merrell, wife of the founder of the Merrell hiking boot company, and her...Show More Summary

Grand Canyon National Park uses drones to search for hikers for the first time

Rangers at Grand Canyon National Park understand search and rescue is part of the job. They ran 293 such operations last year. But none of those used drones in an attempt to find missing hikers. Park officials sent drones into the air...Show More Summary

These are some of the last photos we have of a 14-year-old and his grandma before they went missing in the Grand Canyon

A multi-day search for missing 14-year-old Jackson Standefer and step-grandmother Lou Ann Merrell in Grand Canyon National Park is winding down, with authorities drawing back some efforts after five days of intense search-and-rescueShow More Summary

Drones used for first time in major search at Grand Canyon

PHOENIX (AP) — The desperate search for two people who disappeared at the bottom of the Grand Canyon last weekend marked the National Park Service's most extensive use yet of drones for a search-and-rescue operation.

Search for missing hikers in Grand Canyon being scaled back

last monthNews : NY Daily News

Grand Canyon National Park officials are scaling back a search for two missing hikers swept down a stream below the North Rim.

Merrell offers to assist Grand Canyon search for woman, teen

The National Park Service says the search for two missing hikers related to the co-founder of the Merrell Boot Co. is difficult and complex and that it is not requesting … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Park Service: Grand Canyon search complex

The Latest on two missing hikers in the Grand Canyon (all times local): 12:02 p.m. The National Park Service says the search for two missing hikers related to the co-founder … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Missing hikers related to Merrell Boot founder

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the search for two missing hikers at Grand Canyon National Park (all times local):

NASA photos capture national parks from above

Nasa captured the aerial photographs from the edges of the planet's atmosphere, documenting American national parks including the Grand Canyon and Alaska's Kenai Fjords.

The Latest: Search continues for 2 missing at Grand Canyon

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the search for two missing hikers at Grand Canyon National Park (all times local):

Michael Lanza’s 25 most scenic hiking days

A terrific list. Grand Canyon Rim to Rim to Rim Yosemite’s Clouds Rest and Half Dome Walking Across Zion Alta Via 2, Dolomite Mountains, Italy Many Glacier to Logan Pass, Glacier National Park Hiking Mount St. Helens Laugavegur Trail, Iceland … Continue reading ?

Grand Canyon officials continue search for missing hikers

last monthNews : The Newsroom

A woman and her stepgrandson were swept down a remote creek in Grand Canyon National Park, but the family is holding out hope that the 62-year-old wife of a popular outdoor footwear company founder has the skills to keep them both alive until they're found, a family member said.

Snowboarder Injured In Avalanche In Granite Canyon Near JHMR

Jackson, Wyoming – On Sunday, April 9, 2017 snowboarder Alex Thompson triggered a soft slab avalanche in Granite Canyon in Grand Teton National Park outside of the backcountry gates at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. The rider was carried approximately 1000 vertical feet and suffered minor injuries. Show More Summary

What happened before woman was stranded in desert near Grand Canyon: Part 1

For spring break, Amber VanHecke planned a trip alone to Carlsbad Caverns and then to Grand Canyon National Park.

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