As visitation and rescue incidents have both grown at Mt. Adams over recent years, some experts blame social media for the problem. Though evidence is only anecdotal, some argue that the increase in route information and photos on platforms like Instagram lure unprepared hikers to difficult trips.
Cameras, Texts, and Social Media Help Officials Crack Poaching Ring
Since August, eight people have been charged with 191 criminal counts in a huge poaching case in southeast Washington.