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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. 


May 3, 2024 

This week, a listen spotlight with Eric Hansen. Eric isa  long time hiker in the area having completed the NH 4000 Footer grid and various single season lists. Eric will share some of his hiking experiences and tips and tricks for getting out on the trail. Plus missing hiker in the white mountains, stupid tourist tricks, Alex Honnold’s new TV project, unclimbed summits, trouble at hawaii’s stairway to heaven, forest road statuses, and a shout out to recent grid finishers,

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Volunteer Trail Work Info

Trail Maintenance In the White Mountains

Pemi District - Bruce Richards ( ; Volunteer Coordinator)

Saco District - Cristin Bailey ( ; Trails Manager)


This weeks Higher Summit Forecast


  • When Animals attack

  • Missing Hiker - Crawford Path

  • Hiker Drama on the Appalachian Trail - Stolen Ursack Back, Hot Tamale

  • Tourist Season in Yellowstone

  • Alex Honnold TV Show on National Geo

  • Unclimbed Peaks around the world - Bad Pronunciation

  • Hikers getting arrested in Hawaii on Stairway to Heaven

  • Stomp is in the doghouse

  • Listener Feedback on what trails / mountains they want SLASR to highlight

  • People dying in Hot Springs causes forest service to close area 

  • Forest road updates - nothing is open yet - Mt. Washington Auto Road is opening this weekend

  • Dog Adoption

  • Icelandic SAR Team fundraiser

  • Aravaipa Race Series starts this weekend

  • Shout out to recent Grid Finishers

  • Beer Talk, Recent Hikes on the Belknaps and Squam Range

  • Notable Hikes

  • Guest of the Week - Eric Hansen (Starts at 1 Hour 20 Minute mark) 


Show Notes


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