lost hikers http://nhpr.org en Fish and Game Department Reminds Hikers to Trek Safely http://nhpr.org/post/fish-and-game-department-reminds-hikers-trek-safely <p>On Wednesday Fish and Game officials aided a woman at Franconia Notch when she experienced chest pains. The same day hikers helped a man who fell 20 feet down a Mount Washington trail.</p><p>The New Hampshire Department of Fish and Game&rsquo;s Lieutenant Robert Bryant said hiker mishaps are a common occurrence in the summer. &nbsp;</p><p><em>This is the time of year for vacation and hiking and it&rsquo;s certainly not uncommon for us to head out to help hikers. </em></p><p>Bryant says many problems arise from poor planning, and he offers the following tips for hikers:</p> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 19:32:16 +0000 Tina Forbes 7341 at http://nhpr.org Four Kids, Two Adults Using Cell Phone For Light Rescued http://nhpr.org/post/four-kids-two-adults-using-cell-phone-light-rescued <p>Two adults and four small children were rescued Friday night in the White Mountains after they became lost and were trying to light the trail with a cell phone, according to a news release from New Hampshire Fish and Game.</p><p>Lt. James Kneeland said about 9:15 p.m. Fish and Game was notified that the group has used a cell phone to call&nbsp;for help.</p><p>The group was composed of Josie Rogers and&nbsp;her husband,&nbsp;Christopher Kangas,&nbsp;of St. Johnsbury, Vt.&nbsp; They were with&nbsp;their four&nbsp;children, ages eight, six, five and two.</p> Sat, 02 Jun 2012 19:36:35 +0000 Chris Jensen 6067 at http://nhpr.org