DESCHUTES NATIONAL FOREST, Ore. – A hiker was rescued by a search and rescue team from Douglas County. On Friday, October 21, a 57-year-old man from Weaverville, California called 9-1-1 and said he was trying to hike the Pacific Crest ...

Author: KGW Staff CASCADE LOCKS, Ore. (KGW) — Search and rescue crews found the body of a Camas man who went missing on the Pacific Crest Trail last week. Nicholas Wells, 33, was reported missing by his wife on Oct. ...

There’s a quaint, quiet resort between Klamath Falls and Ashland. It’s where guests found peaceful solitude during the darkest days of the pandemic. Now, they’re returning in droves and bringing their friends with them. Find out about the Green Springs ...

Update (07/27/21 1:45 p.m.) – Missing Pacific Crest Trail hiker Elijah Manns was found safe near Fly Lake in the Sky Lakes Wilderness. Search and rescue workers are working on reuniting him with his family. Elijah Manns separated from his ...

MT. THIELSON, Ore. – Two Hikers were rescued from the slopes of Mt. Thielson over the weekend. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said on Friday, two people from Minnesota were hiking on the Pacific Crest Trail near Mt. Thielson when ...

DIAMOND LAKE, Ore. – A hiker in distress was rescued by search and rescue crews thanks in part to a personal GPS tracker. The Klamath County Sheriff’s Office was made aware of an SOS signal emanating from a SPOT Personal ...

CRATER LAKE, Ore.– Throughout the summer backpackers have been traversing the Pacific Crest Trail looking to make the 2,659 mile journey. Unfortunately, due to the wildfires, smoke and trail closures have become an issue forcing some to jump over portions ...

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – A portion of the Pacific Crest Trail has been closed due to the Hendrix Fire. Officials with the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest said the 830-acre Hendrix Fire is burning nine miles southwest of Ashland. As of ...

ASHLAND, Ore. – The Klamathon Fire burning in northern California is prompting Jackson County officials to issue a warning to hikers and other outdoor enthusiasts. According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, they’re preemptively urging civilians to avoid forested areas ...

Siskiyou County, Calif. —  Several fire crews are camped out in northern California as firefighters continue to battle flames from the Island Fire. Since crews are at various fire camps along the Pacific Crest Trail, they need supplies – and ...

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