A hiker died in the Grand Canyon recently due to extreme heat. HOLR is breaking down what happened.
A 57-year-old woman died after attempting an 8-mile hike in the Grand Canyon National Park this past Sunday.
Hiker Dies in Grand Canyon
According to this article, extreme heat in the remote area she was hiking in- which topped 100 degrees- may have contributed to the woman’s cause of death. The woman was allegedly hiking in the Tuweep area of Arizona. As mentioned here, the woman was allegedly found by a park ranger found early Monday morning around 1 a.m.
Right now, the woman’s identity remains unknown.
Although the hiker’s death is currently under investigation, park officials are warning others about the consequences of extreme heat. The area is supposedly under an extreme heat warning.
Grand Canyon Deaths
This devastating news comes less than one month after a 33-year-old man fell to his death while touring the Grand Canyon and allegedly went over the edge of the Grand Canyon Skywalk. This TikTok video posted by user @reallifenewsandstories details the incident that occurred just last month.
The man who passed supposedly fell 4,000 feet to his death from the skywalk. Allegedly, the man’s death was being investigated as an accidental death or suicide.
Published by HOLR Magazine.