Search and Rescue Blog

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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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July 25th Jumping in the Subway

July 25, 2016 Posted by: Zion National Park

The RP stated that the subject had jumped from a rock just below the last rappel in the Subway and had injured his ankle. A SAR team of 4 with a radio relay was assembled to hike to the subject to get a scene size up. The team was prepared to spend the night and had overnight equipment for the subject.

 

Two Rescues off Angels Landing in One Day

July 11, 2016 Posted by: Zion National Park

In the morning an ER Doctor reported that she believed the subject had sustained a tib-fib fracture of the right leg. Later that afternoon there was a report of a female who was feeling like she was going to faint.

 

Last updated: June 30, 2019

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