Category Archives: wilderness

Veronica Ruiz still missing in California – family website is active

There is a family website for the search for Veronica Ruiz http://www.helpfindveronicaruiz.com/ Veronica went missing and her last known location was on Mount Tamalpais in the Bay Area of California. Ruiz was last seen early Monday December 3rd. The official … Continue reading

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Veronica Ruiz missing – Last known location was Mount Tamalpais.

UPDATE:   There is a family website for this search http://www.helpfindveronicaruiz.com/ Here is coverage from the Bay Area of missing Veronica Ruiz, who was last traced by a phone call to the Mount Tamalpais area, a light wilderness area between the … Continue reading

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University of Oregon missing person case

Here is a news report.  Here is the latest info I found.  Daming Xu is a professor at the University of Oregon and has been missing for almost three weeks after a hike in the Oregon Wilderness of Central Oregon.  He had … Continue reading

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Autistic Hiker, 18, FOUND in West Virginia

More about this here.  Great – he’s found and OK

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Woman FOUND in Cascades National Park, Washington

Deputies appear to be close to finding a woman missing in Cascades National Park, Washington. A note has been found where she says she is heading downstream.

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Utah's Cleverley found dead, probably from a fall when hiking at Bridalveil falls, Provo

More here.  Police are still looking into foul play as possible, but it now appears unlikely that she was murdered or abducted.

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Woman found alive after 2 weeks in Wallowa Mountains of Oregon

Amazing survival story here

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Helena, MT boy survives 3 nights "lost in woods" – without much discomfort.

Survival skills came in handy for this Montana Teen who managed a fish and chips dinner during his 3 days in the woods in a stuck truck.   More here

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Tips for backcountry hikes after Colorado death

This Colorado article highlights some backcountry hiking advice.

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