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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 11, 2024 

 This week we are joined by Ongyel Sherpa, Founder/CEO of US Sherpa and apparel and international trekking company that specializes in genuine Nepal made apparel and if you are ever considering touring Nepal his company offers options for trips. We will also learn about Nepalese culture and his journey from a young Sherpa supporting western climbers to his now home in Vermont. Plus solar flares, northern lights, we break down the Bear or Man viral challenge, some real bear news, a recap of the white lake ultra event, stomp breaks down some recent hikes on table rock, red hill fire tower and Franconia Ridge, plus recent search and rescue news including some updates on the search for a missing Cambridge, MA hiker and two canadian hikers need a rescue in the Great Gulf and social media is breaking out the torches.


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This weeks Higher Summit Forecast



  • Sorry for the delayed release

  • Rescue in the Great Gulf via Wamsutta Trail

  • Solar Flares, Northern Lights

  • Forest Roads Opening 

  • Bears in the news 

  • Viral Man or Bear in the woods thought experiment 

  • White Lake Ultra Race Recap

  • Pop culture news - The Hunt for Gollum, Tom Brady Roast, SLASR on X/Twitter Spaces? 

  • Recent Hikes - Table Rock, Franconia Ridge, Black Mountain, Red Hill Fire Tower, Welch Dickey

  • Guest of the week - Welcome to Ongyel Sherpa 

  • Recent Search and Rescue news 


Show Notes


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