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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. 


Feb 24, 2023 

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Welcome to the Sounds Like a Search and Rescue Podcast! Also known as SLASR. Join an experienced search and rescue volunteer and his friend as they discuss all things related to hiking and search and rescue in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.

This week, iIn the run up to episode 100 - we return to an early show topic in an attempt to try a do over so we can clean up our awkward early episodes with a little more concise advice and guidance. With that background, this week we start with a revisit of the Terrifying 25 list along with some advice for limiting risks while solo hiking. All this plus car break ins in the white mountains, the stress of completing a winter 4000 footer list, Mount Washington auto road history and the birth of the car guy personality type, local  hikes for Massholes, Hiking Mount Moriah, Stomp and Knobbie bushwhack to Indian Head,


  • Car Break Ins - to lock or not to lock? 

  • Hiker sets fire to get rescued, caused huge damage, fined 300k

  • Parking at trail heads

  • Stressing out over finishing a winter 4000 footer list

  • Mount Washington Road Race Registration

  • White Mountain History -  early car culture and Mount Washington

  • Hiking in Massachusetts

  • Pop Culture talk - Steve’s Boots, Tesla Software, Dune, Roald Dahl, Meghan and Harry, Carnival Row

  • Recent Hikes - Stomp and Knobbie bushwhack 

  • Recent Hike - Mount Moriah via Carter-Moriah Trail + significance of the name Moriah

  • Segment of the Week - The Terrifying 25

  • Limiting Risks

  • Recent Search and Rescue 

  • Local News in Conway, NH

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