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Every year, park rangers and search and rescue (SAR) personnel respond to approximately 250 emergency incidents in Zion National Park. In an effort to prevent these emergencies, the park will post certain incidents on this blog with the hope that everyone can learn from these experiences.

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Yelling for Help from the Top of Mystery Canyon

August 07, 2016 Posted by: Zion National Park

Rangers hiked in with a line gun and gear needed to get a rope to the top of the last rappel of Mystery Canyon and attempted to make contact.


Leaking Dry Suit

May 21, 2016 Posted by: Zion National Park

On May 21, 2016 Zion dispatch received a report of an overdue party in Heaps Canyon. The reporting party (RP) stated that the group had started at 4:30 am at Lava Point and had not made it out yet.


Last updated: June 30, 2019

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