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Preventative Search and Rescue rangers like Ashley Butts make more than 100,000 hiker contacts per season. (Loretta Yerian/WGCN)

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Preventative Search and Rescue rangers aim to help visitors before an accident happens

Sweeping the trail

For visitors to the Grand Canyon, sometimes the allure of inner canyon trails is part of the magic — looking further and further down and thinking “that doesn’t look very far at all.”