While it’s important to understand how to be prepared and stay safe during a backpacking trip, even if it’s only for the day, there’s a wealth of natural beauty to explore throughout the country. The following are just five of the best summer backpacking trips in America.
Searchers carried a body down Mount Hood Sunday from the glacier where it was spotted by a helicopter crew looking for a missing climber.
In the end, after experiencing every father’s nightmare, Roger Brown was offered a token of consolation by the military men who came to his aid.
The body of a 9-year-old boy who disappeared while snowmobiling with his father has been recovered from a crevasse in an Alaska glacier.
The wreckage of a military plane found this month on an Alaska glacier is that of an Air Force plane that crashed in 1952, killing all 52 people aboard, military officials said Wednesday.