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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 24, 2024 

This week we are joined by Carey Kish from his thru hike on Continental Divide Trail. Carey is a long-time multi-sport adventurer, journalist and photographer. A Registered Maine Guide and former president and founding member of MOAC, the Maine Outdoor Adventure Club, Kish has led countless hiking, backpacking and whitewater rafting trips throughout Maine, and is also an avid mountain biker, kayaker, and downhill and x-c skier. He thru-hiked the 2,150-mile Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine in 1977, and has since completed two-dozen long distance trails in the United States, Canada and Europe, including a recent coast-to-coast trek across Ireland. Carey is the writer of three books on hiking - Maine Mountain Guide for the AMC, The AMCs Best Day hikes Along the Maine Coast, and the most recent book Beer Hiking New England:The Tastiest Way. Plus Magic trick gone wrong, Mount Carrigain alternatives, Memorial Day Weekend, Miracle Springs update, Hoka trail runners, Recent hikes on Garfield and Acteon Ridge.  


About Carey Kish

Carey Kish Instagram 

Beer Hiking New England 

AMC Maine Mountain Guide 

AMC Best Day Hikes Along the Maine Coast


This weeks Higher Summit Forecast



  • Heat Wave has arrived

  • Magician Gets stuck in a box and battling Balloon artists 

  • Mount Carrigain - Alternative Routes 

    • Ethan Pond to Shoal Pond to Carrigain Notch to Desolation  (20 miles) 

    • Nancy Pond to Carrigain Notch to Desolation (18 miles) 

    • Traditional Route - 14 miles

  • Dry River - Thanks Izzy for details

  • Memorial Day - Things to do 

  • Story correction about Miracle Springs

  • Mass man attacked by two grizzlies 

  • Gear review - Hoka One - Kaha GTX

  • Recent Hikes - Mount Garfield and Acteon Ridge 

  • Notable Hikers

  • Guest of the Week - Welcome Carey Kish

  • Recent Search and Rescue News 

  • Connecticut River Valley Killer - Cold Case update 


Show Notes


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