Stanford Wero, Tamara Lake, and Lake's uncle, Vinton Whitehat, are three reasons why signs at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon warn people not to try to walk all the way to the Colorado River and back in one day.
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|Authorities say Stanford Wero and Tamara Lake took their 8-month-old baby on a long Grand Canyon hike and became too exhausted to hike out with the tot.|
After setting out down the South Kaibab trail and hiking to the river with Wero and Lake's 8-month-old daughter, the trio experienced severe exhaustion and hunger.
Wero ate part of the baby's food, records show. Then, concluding there was no way they'd make it back up if they had to carry the baby, they gave her to a stranger.More »