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Need rescue? Hikers lost or requiring supplies can find help from satellite communication device

Arizona is not just a desert. The state boasts six national forests, tied for the ninth-most for any state in the country. Approximately 15 percent of the state’s land is designated as forest, including the largest ponderosa pine forest in North America. Mountainous grassland and chaparral in the state’s “transition zone” separates the true desert and the woods, creating a paradox

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Trail Rescue

A woman in her sixties required rescue from a hiking trail along Watson Lake on Sunday after she sustained an ankle injury when she slipped on some loose footing.  The woman’s hiking partner and several Good Samaritans assisted in calling for medical help and lead the fire crews onto the proper trail.  Prescott Fire Department

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