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8 Survival Tips From a Grand Canyon Rescue Ranger

By: Annette McGivney

On the eve of his retirement, Bil Vandergraff, Grand Canyon’s most experienced search-and-rescue ranger, sits down for a career debriefing and explains why you should absolutely hike in wet cotton and never leave home without cold pizza.

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Out Alive: Volcanic Eruption

By: Jeff Brydon

When we awoke in the blizzard of ash, we were ready to run for our lives. Was the ash toxic? Would slag soon fall from the sky like meteorites?

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