June 24, 2015
On June 23, rangers responded to two rescue requests within a 90 minute span. The first incident was two lost hikers needing assistance, the other was a jumping injury that took place in The Narrows.
June 17, 2015
On June 1, 2015 Park medics respond to a medical issue believed to be cause by dehydration.
May 20, 2015
At the top of the final descent chute above the Russell Gulch/Left Fork junction, a 53-year-old man jumped off a rock which was about two feet above the surrounding terrain and suffered a lower leg injury.
April 02, 2015
On May 3, 2015 at about 14:00 hours, a fee ranger at Tunnel East reported to Zion dispatch that there was an injured party in Pine Creek Canyon requesting assistance. Pine Creek is a technical slot canyon requiring wet suits and multiple rappels.
March 22, 2015
In one week, two canyoneering groups required assistance because they entered the wrong canyon.
January 29, 2015
Preventative Search and Rescue (PSAR) is an attempt to prevent incidents from turning into accidents through education.
November 15, 2014
On November 15 2014, a group of three was rappelling through Pine Creek Canyon. A member of the party jumped off an obstacle about five feet into a pool of water and suffered a significant lower leg injury.
October 19, 2014
A rock climber, male, age 47, died Sunday afternoon, October 19, 2014, after
falling in Zion National Park.
October 10, 2014
Over a span of ten minutes on the afternoon of October 10th, Zion NP received reports of two visitors requiring evacuation by means of technical rope rescues from two separate locations.
September 27, 2014
After a large flood, the body of a 34-year-old male hiker was found by park rangers in The Narrows in Zion National Park.
July 16, 2014
On Wednesday, July 16, Zion Search and Rescue worked to reach an injured hiker in Imlay Canyon and bring him to safety for medical attention.
May 26, 2014
Two patients were rafted out of The Narrows due to two different incidents on Memorial Day.
May 11, 2014
On May 11, a 23-year-old female fell about 10 feet while climbing up an obstacle in Hidden Canyon.
April 19, 2014
On Saturday April 19, park rangers responded to four separate incidents in the span of one hour. The next day, rangers responded to an emergency in the Kolob Canyons area of the park.
April 01, 2014
On the morning of March 23, Sean Leary, a well-known and accomplished climber and BASE jumper, was reported missing by his wife after failing to return home to California from a trip to the park.
March 13, 2014
On Tuesday, March 11th, Zion dispatch received a report of an injured canyoneer in Jolley Gulch along the park’s eastern boundary.
February 24, 2014
A group of eight bicyclists attempted to illegally bicycle through the Zion-Mt. Carmel Tunnel. Two of the bicyclists hit the tunnel wall and crashed.
February 09, 2014
A BASE jumper died from a failed jumping attempt off Mount Kinesava.