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Backcountry Deaths by Month Backcountry Deaths by State
  Month Park Non-Park Total   State Park Non-Park Total
  Jan 0 2 2   CA 12 7 19
  Feb 2 2 4   CO 6 13 19
  Mar 4 5 9   WA 5 10 15
  Apr 4 2 6   WY 7 2 9
  May 13 5 18   UT 5 4 9
  Jun 6 10 16   OR 2 6 8
  July 15 19 34   AK 6 2 8
  Aug 3 5 8   AZ 2 5 7
  Sep 5 7 12   NY 0 7 7
  Oct 6 9 15   NH 0 6 6
  Nov 1 7 8   NH 0 6 6
  Dec 0 4 4   MT 2 2 4
  GA 3 0 3
  ID 0 3 3
  NV 2 1 3
Backcountry Deaths by Park   NC 1 1 2
  Park Total   VA 1 1 2
  Rocky Mountain 6   WI 2 0 2
  Golden Gate NRA 5   HI 0 2 2
  Denali 5   FL 1 0 1
  Yellowstone 4   MO 1 0 1
  Tetons 3   TN 1 0 1
  Zion 3   VT 0 1 1
  Yosemite 3   KY 0 1 1
  Appalachian Trail 3
  Mount Rainier 3
  Grand Canyon 3 Non-National Parks with 2+ Deaths
  Columbia River Gorge 2 Forest Total
  Chattahoochee River 2   Snoqualmie Forest 5
  Glacier 2   White Mountain Forest 5
  Dry Tortugas 1   Catskills State Park 4
  Ozark Riverway 1   Rio Grande Forest 4
  Channel Islands 1   Tonto Forest 4
  Smokies 1   Wasatch Forest 3
  Timpanogos Cave 1   White River Forest 3
  Joshua Tree 1   Makaha Valley State Forest 2
  Kings Canyon 1   Ozarks-St Francis Forest 2
  Glen Canyon 1   Wenatchee Forest 2
  Katmai 1   Willamette Forest 2
  North Cascade 1   San Juan Forest 2
  Apostle Islands Lakeshore 1
  Lake Meade NRA 1
  New River Gorge 1
  Sequoia 1
  Olympic 1

2010 Backcountry Death Stats

Click here for stats from 2014: http://outsidebynature.com/main/2014-backcountry-fatality-statistics/


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