White Mountains

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8:48 am
Thu May 30, 2013

Brown Med Student Finds Most Hikers to Be Unprepared

A Brown medical student polled hikers in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, and found most of them to be woefully unprepared.
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An overwhelming majority of hikers head out into the woods unprepared, according to new research done by a Brown University medical student. Older hikers tend to be better prepared than their younger counterparts, but both groups fall short on necessities.

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