• mount lafayette Jan 25, 2021

    2 Hikers Rescued After 1 Lost Shoes, Ran Barefoot in Snow

    Officials say two trail runners were airlifted from a New Hampshire mountain after one man lost his shoes and continued running barefoot through several feet of snow. The Union-Leader reports that state Fish and Game Department officers were called to Mount Lafayette Saturday after 35-year-old Michael Burleson and 34-year-old Nicholas Drouin called 911. The hikers told officers they lost their…

  • New Hampshire Dec 6, 2019

    Rescuers Reach Mother-Daughter Hikers at NH Mountain Summit

    New Hampshire authorities have come to the aid of a mother and daughter out hiking who became stranded at a mountain summit due to whiteout conditions. The pair was hiking a familiar trail up Mount Lafayette in Franconia on Thursday. But they were unable to descend from the summit in high winds and blowing snow. A team of Fish and…

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