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Sounds Like A Search And Rescue Podcast

Welcome to the Sounds Like a Search and Rescue Podcast where we discuss all things related to search and rescue in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. 


Apr 5, 2024 

This week, we are joined by Jack Kingsley, Jack is the subject of the short film. The Caretaker which was released recently via the production company Warden. We were joined by Josh Bogardus in episode 143 who discussed the behind the scenes process of making them film. We are now joined by the man who was the main subject of the film. Jack will share some of his experiences as the caretaker of the Harvard Cabin, we will dive into his hiking and climbing background and learn about his more recent pursuits including his work as a firefighter where he is currently stationed in Australia. All his plus a review of a recent hike on Mount Chocorua, and Eclipse planning - we will break down our safety tips and suggested hikes - hint, stay south… and we will also tell the story of an older gentleman I met this week and a rabbit hole about a tragic fatal last hike in maine from the 90s 

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 This week's Guest



  • The power went out and the show was delayed - sorry from the management

  • Coming up with a name for Eclipse visitors

  • Call for volunteers to help with an adaptive hiker 

  • Norovirus on the Appalachian Trail

  • Hikers are outraged over modern art display in a state park

  • Giants located in Nevada 

  • Big Wind Day on Mount Washington

  • Eclipse Segment - General Info, Safety Reminders, Recommended hikes

  • Stomp spots a helicopter

  • Recent Hikes

  • Mike meets a hiking veteran - Ron Marquis

  • Jeffrey Rubin and Fort Mountain in Baxter State Park - Maine

  • Guest of the week - Jack Kingsley

  • Recent Search and Rescue News


Show Notes


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