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Wandering off trail is the number one reason, ahead of injury and bad weather, that adult hikers require search and rescue. And losing the trail can happen to anyone.
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Day hikers are the most vulnerable in survival situations. Here's why.

A new study looks at who lives and who dies when lost in the wild.

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