Search & Rescues

Search and rescue crews at the entrance of Frary Peak trail....
Michael Houck

4 teen hikers rescued after getting lost in fog on Antelope Island

Four teenagers needed help off an Antelope Island trail after a thick fog caused them to get lost Tuesday evening. 
6 months ago
Craig Gordon (right) meeting Matt Long (left) for the first time after the tragic avalanche....
Alex Cabrero

20 years after fatal avalanche, an investigator and survivor meet for the first time

A survivor of the fatal avalanche near the Sundance Ski Resort in 2003 met the man who started an avalanche awareness program because of that incident.
6 months ago
The Provo Police Department says thermal technology helped them save a young man who was lost while...
Shelby Lofton

Thermal technology helping Provo police get to stranded hikers quicker

The Provo Police Department says thermal technology helped them save a young man who was lost while hiking Sunday night.
6 months ago
helicopter hovers above a paraglider crash on a snow-covered mountain...
Andrew Adams and Larry D. Curtis, KSL TV

Rescuers airlift man off Mahogany Mountain after Utah County paragliding crash

Rescuers hoisted a paraglider off a Utah County mountain Tuesday night after a crash and said he is expected to recover.
6 months ago
A 26-year-old woman suffered a lower leg injury in a hiking accident Sunday at Arches National Park...
Mark Jones

Woman injured in hiking accident at Arches National Park

A 26-year-old woman suffered a lower leg injury in a hiking accident Sunday at Arches National Park.
6 months ago
Avalanche Awareness Week is coming at a critical time after some areas in the mountains of Utah got...
Dan Rascon

Avalanche Awareness Week provides training for those going into the backcountry

Avalanche Awareness Week is coming at a critical time after some areas in the mountains of Utah got more than 4 feet of new snow as a result of the weekend storm.
7 months ago
Two BASE jumpers were rescued by 
 search and rescue personnel in separate incidents last week near...
Mark Jones

Two BASE jumpers injured last week in separate incidents near Moab

The Grand County Sheriff's Office says a 37-year-old BASE jumper was injured in a fall last week, and another jumper suffered ankle and wrist injuries in a separate incident. 
7 months ago
Michael Houck

Hiker airlifted to hospital after 20-foot-drop near Snowbasin

A woman was hospitalized after falling off a ledge near the top of Mount Ogden Saturday afternoon.
10 months ago
A photo of Mary Jane Canyon with water. ( Courtesy of former GCSAR member G. Sherrill)...
Michael Houck

Hiker and dog rescued from flash flood in Mary Jane Canyon

A woman and her dog were carried about 200 feet by a flash flood in Mary Jane Canyon on Thursday evening.
10 months ago
Fairyland Loop Trail on Friday as the rain started to pour on the trail. (Courtesy: Terri Bush)...
Brianna Chavez and Michael Houck, KSL TV

Garfield County officials urge hikers to be prepared after death in Bryce Canyon National Park

Local officials are asking hikers to come prepared after an Arizona woman went missing in Bryce Canyon and was found dead. 
10 months ago
(FILE) - Bryce Canyon National Park Sign...
Michael Houck

Arizona hiker found dead in Bryce Canyon National Park

An Arizona woman was found dead early Saturday morning after being reported missing Friday afternoon, authorities say.
10 months ago
Three Utahns that are in Hawaii, Wade Russell (left) Cait Clawson and Swayze (middile, and Roger Be...
Brianna Chavez

Members of Utah Task Force deployed to Maui to help with search, rescue efforts

Members of Utah Task Force 1 are in Maui as they are doing all they can to help families find their loved ones.
10 months ago
Eliza Pace, Michael Houck, and Andrew Adams KSL TV

UPDATE: Family calls off search and rescue in Utah County, officials say

A family called off the need for search and rescue crews after saying they were stuck on a Utah County trail.
10 months ago
Utah DPS crews helping SLCo SAR with an air evacuation after two hikers were stuck in Little Cotton...
Michael Houck

Father, son rescued after being stuck for 24 hours on Little Cottonwood Canyon trail

Two hikers need rescuing after getting lost on a trail in Little Cottonwood Canyon over the weekend.
11 months ago
Police lights...
Michael Houck

Body of Nevada man found near Minersville Reservoir

A Nevada man who went missing after swimming at a Utah reservoir was found dead on Friday.
11 months ago
Grandeur Peak...
Cimaron Neugebauer and Michael Houck, KSL TV

Dog dies after hiking with dehydrated hiker on Grandeur Peak

A dehydrated hiker summited Grandeur Peak with their dog on Tuesday, where it eventually died.
11 months ago
A hiker passes an information sign at the start of the Lake Blanche Trail in Big Cottonwood Canyon ...
Michael Houck

Climber hospitalized after falling 100 feet in Big Cottonwood Canyon

A man is in critical condition after falling about 100 feet while climbing above Lake Blanche in Big Cottonwood Canyon Saturday morning.
11 months ago
rescue helicopter...
Cary Schwanitz

Hikers rescued in 2 separate Washington County incidents

Search and rescue crews were called in for two separate rescues Saturday afternoon in Washington County.
12 months ago
Trailhead for Timpooneke Chris Flat. (KSL TV)...
Andrew Adams

Search and rescue teams gear up for warmer temperatures, busier weeks ahead

 Search and rescue crews say the rate of rescues has started to rise amid proper summer temperatures across Utah.
12 months ago
The Colorado River winds its way along the West Rim of the Grand Canyon in the Hualapai Indian Rese...
Michael Houck

Hiker dies on Grand Canyon trail due to heat exhaustion, park officials say

A woman was found dead after attempting an eight-mile hike in Grand Canyon National Park Sunday evening, park officials say.
12 months ago
The 'what3words' app being used. (KSL TV)...
Ladd Egan

Hikers, mountain bikers, encouraged to download ‘what3words’ location app

Two Utah cities are trying to spread the word about a location app that helps search and rescue teams quickly find people who need help.
12 months ago
(KSL TV)...
Madison Swenson

Hiker hospitalized after falling on rocky stretch of Bell Canyon Trail

A hiker was hoisted out by a helicopter Tuesday after falling on the Bell Canyon Trail near Sandy.
12 months ago
Aerial view of search and rescue crews at Hyrum Dam day beach area....
Josh Ellis

Body of 14-year-old boy recovered from Hyrum Reservoir

Search and rescue crews have located and recovered the body of a 14-year-old boy who was last seen at the Hyrum Dam beach area on Sunday.
1 year ago
Josh Ellis and Karah Brackin

Body of teen boy recovered from water at Ogden Bay WMA

Search and rescue crews have recovered the body of a missing teenager who went missing at the Ogden Bay Waterfowl Management Area Sunday afternoon.
1 year ago

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