For the second time this season, a hiker has died on Franconia Notch. Search and rescue teams found the body of a 28-year-old Tony Li, of Salem, N.H. on Christmas Day, located a half mile from the Falling Waters Trail. The man departed at 11 a.m. on Dec. 24 to hike the 8.6-mile Bridle Path/Falling Waters loop and was reported overdue at 9 p.m. A team of Conservation Officers reached Franconia Ridge at 2 a.m. on Christmas Day and located the hiker’s tracks. They found Li’s body at 6:45 a.m. The incident occurred five weeks after a Massachusetts teen died while hiking nearby Mount Lafayette.
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