?> Death in the White Mountains Books & Maps - The Mountain Wanderer My Cart Customer Login Contact Us Home Buy Online Search Paths & Peaks Retail Store Blog About Us Search our Store New Hampshire History Maps & Accessories SPECIALS! Browse by Activity Biking Climbing Fishing Hiking Nature/Birding Paddling Traveling Winter Sports Browse by Destination New England New Hampshire Maine Vermont Massachusetts, Connecticut & Rhode Island New York Appalachian Trail Sign up for ourNewsletter Home » New Hampshire History Death in the White Mountains Death in the White Mountains: Hiker Fatalities and How to Avoid Being One, by Julie Boardman, 2017. This exhaustively researched book chronicles each of the 219 hiker, climber and backcountry skier fatalities that occurred in the White Mountains from 1849 through 2016. The fatalities are covered by category, including hypothermia, falling, drowning, lighning strikes, natural causes and even murder. The author examines these tragedies with an eye towards identifying mistakes that were made, in the hope that future tragedies can be prevented. She concludes with "Six Lessons" to be learned by backcountry adventurers, and an analysis of "What the Numbers Tell Us.' (Example: 58 % of the fatalities occurred on the Presidential Range and 42% elsewhere) 206 pp., 6" X 9." Price: $17.95 « Previous | Next » Buy Online Search Paths & Peaks Retail Store Blog Contact Us Links Shopping Cart Customer Login Privacy Customer Service Designed and maintained by Windhill Design.