It's missing- and injured-hiker season in Southern California. The story of teenagers Kyndall Jack and Nicholas Cendoya, rescued after three nights in the Orange County wilderness, is one of several this spring involving hikers who pushed their GPS systems or bodies too far afield. A teenage hiker died over the weekend in Eaton Canyon.
Stephan Lee Carr
In fact, nearly every week so far this year we've seen reports by L.A. city or county rescuers about hikers in distress. What gives?More »