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M.D. Chris Van Tilburg Weighs in on Rescue Efforts of Missing Mt. Hood Hikers

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

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Author and M.D. Chris Van Tilburg, a member of Oregon’s Hood River Crag Rats Search & Rescue Team, has been participating in the rescue attempt of the two hikers who were reported missing on Mt. Hood last Friday. Van Tilburg and his team were on the mountain all day Sunday before having to retreat due to bad weather. We spoke to him on Monday afternoon:
 

AMK. As of this writing, the two hikers have been missing for more than three days. What should they be focused on right now in order to improve their chances of survival?

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Monday, October 19th, 2009

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