HIKING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/HIKING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Recreation: Hiking meetup group stokes new relationships http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58177411-117/group-hike-hiking-meetup.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58177411-117/group-hike-hiking-meetup.html.csp">Recreation: Hiking meetup group stokes new relationships</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brennan Smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T16:43:14.059-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 04:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seven hikers gathered just east of the Utah Capitol as the last light of day shone through the thick and humid summer air. The group of almost complete strangers was set for a short night hike in Memory Grove, hoping to beat out the rain promised by the cloud cover above. This is the Wasatch Hikers and Outdoors Group, comprising people that have usually never met, but all enjoy getting out for recreation in the mountains, forests and deserts of Utah. Formed on the networking site Meetup, the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58177411@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:43:14 MDT Search ongoing for outdoors writer on Mt. Rainier http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58097552-68/sykes-seattle-hiking-search.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58097552-68/sykes-seattle-hiking-search.html.csp">Search ongoing for outdoors writer on Mt. Rainier</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PHUONG LE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-21T11:42:04.767-06:00">Updated Jun 21, 2014 11:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seattle • Friends of prominent outdoors writer Karen Sykes are anxious but hopeful that searchers will find her safely sheltered somewhere in Mount Rainier National Park. The well-known Seattle-based hiker was reported missing by a hiking partner late Wednesday while she researched a story. Search teams have had no luck so far, but park officials were resuming efforts Saturday morning. A crew in a helicopter and about 30 people on the ground searched steep, rugged terrain in the Owyhigh Lakes ar...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58097552@www.sltrib.com Sat, 21 Jun 2014 11:42:04 MDT Hiking couple OK after long trek out of San Rafael Desert to find help http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58079567-78/amp-couple-aristizabal-bus.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58079567-78/amp-couple-aristizabal-bus.html.csp">Hiking couple OK after long trek out of San Rafael Desert to find help</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-17T21:31:21.895-06:00">Updated Jun 17, 2014 09:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A missing couple are safe and well after the man hiked out of the San Rafael Desert, flagged down a bus, and then helped an Emery County sheriff’s deputy locate his girlfriend. Dayne Aristizabal from Spanish Fork and Saryn Stratton from Provo. Sheriff’s spokeswoman Janalee Luke said Dayne Aristizabal, 27, of Spanish Fork, and 22-year-old Saryn Stratton of Provo had been reported missing Monday afternoon by their families after they were overdue from a Sunday morning hike in the rugged, remote a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58079567@www.sltrib.com Tue, 17 Jun 2014 21:31:21 MDT UPD identifies victim of fatal weekend fall in Big Cottonwood Canyon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58045356-78/hansen-canyon-cottonwood-fall.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58045356-78/hansen-canyon-cottonwood-fall.html.csp">UPD identifies victim of fatal weekend fall in Big Cottonwood Canyon</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-09T21:38:03.771-06:00">Updated Jun 9, 2014 09:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Unified Police on Monday identified the victim of a fatal weekend fall in Big Cottonwood Canyon as a West Valley City woman. UPD Detective Ken Hansen said Ana Maria Roya, 40, was hiking in the Donut Falls area about 2:30 p.m. Saturday when she slipped and fell, landing on the rocks 100 feet below. Hansen said she died at the scene. The woman had been hiking with family members at the time, Hansen said. remims@sltrib.com Twitter: @remims</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58045356@www.sltrib.com Mon, 09 Jun 2014 21:38:03 MDT Fatal fall reported in Big Cottonwood Canyon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58040317-78/woman-fell-hiking-saturday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58040317-78/woman-fell-hiking-saturday.html.csp">Fatal fall reported in Big Cottonwood Canyon</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-07T22:52:32.538-06:00">Updated Jun 7, 2014 10:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A woman fell to her death Saturday hiking down from Donut Falls. The 41-year-old Salt Lake County woman, whose name was not released Saturday, was hiking back from the Big Cottonwood Canyon destination when, about 2:30 p.m., she slipped and fell, said Unified Police Detective Ken Hansen. She fell about 100 feet before landing on rocks and died at the scene, Hansen said. The woman had been hiking with family members at the time. Officers recovered her body Saturday evening. mmcfall@sltrib.com ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58040317@www.sltrib.com Sat, 07 Jun 2014 22:52:32 MDT