Category: Hiking

Improve your hiking safety with footwear and hiking poles

September 16, 2020

Nancy East hiking

by Julie Dodd A hike that starts as a fun activity can turn into an emergency situation because of a…

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Tour de Smokies fundraiser for GSMNP Preventive Search and Rescue raises awareness about hiking safety, including importance of hike planning

September 9, 2020

Hikers Chris Ford and Nancy East

by Julie Dodd The Tour de Smokies is underway for Nancy East and Chris Ford. The two experienced hikers set…

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Ranger Liz Hall leads GSMNP Preventive Search and Rescue (PSAR)

August 27, 2020

Ranger Liz Hall

by Julie Dodd Ranger Liz Hall joined the Great Smoky Mountains National Park staff in June as the park’s first…

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