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Violent crime in outdoor adventure

We almost never talk about it, but it happens

Backpacker Dave Zulinke crosses a log jam at Thornton Lake. Backcountry adventurers are increasingly adding the threat of human violence into calculations about outdoor activities. Crime in wilderness and backcountry areas is rare
Backpacker Dave Zulinke crosses a log jam at Thornton Lake. Backcountry adventurers are increasingly adding the threat of human violence into calculations about outdoor activities. Crime in wilderness and backcountry areas is rare (Photo by Jason D. Martin)
By Jason D. Martin CDN Contributor
The news was catastrophic. Three members of a family, two parents and a 6-year-old girl, were shot t

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