Tag Archives: Backcountry Ranger

Lost And Found

One of the most somber tasks of anyone who works in the backcountry is that of finding someone who has become lost. It is the hope and goal of every individual on a search and rescue team to bring back … Continue reading

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Learning A New Set Of Skills

I spent the first couple of months at Mt. Rogers becoming familiar with the trail network. On average, I hiked about 8 to ten miles per day and the route I chose was up to me. It would not be … Continue reading

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A Cabin In The Woods

My first assignment as a full-time volunteer at Mt. Rogers was that of a backcountry ranger. My area was bounded by Elk Garden to the west, Fox Creek and VA 603 to the north, Grayson Highlands State Park to the … Continue reading

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