2 killed, 8 injured by rockfall in Austrian gorge

BERLIN (AP) – Two people have died and eight were injured by a rockfall in an Austrian gorge popular with hikers, officials said Wednesday. Police in the southeastern region of Styria said a boulder struck a trail in the Baerenschuetzklamm shortly after noon, killing a 50-year-old hiker from Hungary and a 21-year-old from the nearby […]

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Stimulus package talks are ramping back up. What it could mean for another check

id=”article-body” class=”row” section=”article-body”> Congress has a handful of days to reach a deal before breaking for the election. Angela Lang/CNET After weeks of inactivity, stalled negotiations over a new economic relief bill will once again rev up on Capitol Hill. On Thursday, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi agreed to restart formal […]

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Rescue teams search for missing Appalachian Trail hiker

KILLINGTON, Vt. (AP) – Vermont State Police troopers and rescue crews are searching for a 15-year-old Montreal boy who disappeared while hiking with kids average speed the Appalachian Trail in Killington. Police say friends of Shmuel Rabinowitz reported him missing about 9 p.m. Wednesday. He had been hiking with a large group of friends near […]

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British backpacker Stephanie Simpson goes missing in New Zealand

Missing: Stephanie Simpson, 32 A desperate search is under way tools for multi day hiking a British backpacker missing in New Zealand. Stephanie Simpson, 32, told friends she was going hiking over the weekend at Mount Aspiring National Park on the South Island. The alarm was raised when she failed to turn up at her landscaping […]

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A San Francisco Bay Area woman who was hiking the Grand Canyon with her husband and a friend on Wednesday died after becoming disoriented in the scorching 114-degree heat

A San Francisco Bay Area woman who was hiking the Grand Canyon with her husband and a friend on Wednesday died after becoming disoriented in the scorching 114-degree heat. Catherine Houe, 49, of Daly City stopped breathing after she, her husband, and the friend hiked some four miles down into the Canyon, according to the […]

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Graveyard Fields : Hiking The Blue Ridge Parkway

id=”mod_20459223″> Hiking Graveyard Fields About 30 miles to the southwest of Asheville, past Mount Pisgah and the Pisgah Inn, you will find Graveyard Fields overlook and trail system. The overlook is located between mile marker 418 and 419, just before John’s Rock and Black Balsam. It is hard to miss because it is one of […]

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A raft of new laws and regulations come into effect across Australia today as the new financial year kicks in

A raft of new laws and regulations come into effect across Australia today as the new financial year kicks in.   While the cost of living is normally bumped up annually from July 1, the coronavirus pandemic has meant the government is looking to ease financial pressure on individuals and families.  Australians impacted by the mental health […]

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Hiking Backpack

If you can’t get the belt to sit even more comfortably, test some sort of different pack with some sort of more variable or narrow belt. If no support is available but you location a full duration mirror in the pack section , keep the pack on and experiment with strap changes. If NO, ask […]

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