COVINGTON, La., Aug. 24, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A Mount Hood Boy Scout Leader, an Arkansas photographer and a Norwegian back country skier are just three of more than 2,000 outdoor adventurers who were brought to safety by dedicated Search and Rescue Teams and the SPOT devices that helped find them when they encountered life threatening situations.
A few SPOT Rescue Highlights (2007-2012):
- A Boy Scout troop leader was seriously injured by a falling horse in Mount Hood National Forest and airlifted to safety by the National Guard.
- A backcountry skier in Norway was located and rescued after being trapped at high elevation during a severe winter storm.
- An Arkansas photographer was rescued from a steep ravine after falling 30 feet in the Ozark National Forest.
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