Some Blame Social Media for Jump in Mountaineering Mishaps
Visitation and rescue incidents are both up at Mt. Adams--but what does Instagram have to do with it?
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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.