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Analysis of accidents in and around the White Mountains of New Hampshire in summer/fall 2020 include: Novice hikers get stranded on Mount Jackson; teenagers spend the night near Moat Mountain after a late start; the snow arch in Tuckerman Ravine buries a man taking a photo; a woman fractures her ankle on the Watson Path; a man trying to carry his friend’s pack on the Castle Ravine Trail slips; four accidents kill climbers and hikers in September; Appalachian Mountain Club kept its high huts open as stopover and rescue coordination sites; a trail steward reflects on the COVID-19 summer; risk assessment expert Ty Gagne has published a new book called The Last Traverse; Scott Berkley will join the journal as assistant accidents editor.

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