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Park rangers warning hikers about heat


>>THEY PREPARE EVERY YEAR SO THEY EXPECT MAJOR POWER DEMANDS ALL WEEK.>>>THESE RECORD TEMPERATURES AND THIS HEAT IS NOTHING TO TAKE LIKELY THOUGH SLIGHTLY IT CAN TURN DEADLY BUT THAT IS NOT STOPPING HIKERS. WE ARE LIVE AT CAMELBACK MOUNTAIN WHERE PARK RANGERS ARE TAKING ACTION TO GET OUT A VERY IMPORTANT MESSAGE THIS MORNING.>>Reporter: PARK RANGERS ARE STOPPING PEOPLE BEFORE THEY EVEN SET FOOT ON THE TRAIL ASKING HOW MUCH WATER THEY HAVE AND IF THEY ARE FROM HERE. TAKE A LISTEN.>>OUR HOTEL DROPPED US OFF AND WILL PICK US BACK UP.>>Reporter: HIKERS HAVE BEEN TOLD ALL WEEK THAT THERE HOTELS ARE TELLING THEM ABOUT THE GREAT TRAILS TO CLIMB BUT WE HAVE SEEN TOO MANY TIMES, THE OUT-OF-TOWN GUESTS GET QUICKLY OVERTAKEN. RANGERS WANT EVERYONE TO REMEMBER THIS.>>TO MAKE A HUGE DIFFERENCE, THEY SHOULD HAVE THE PROPER GEAR. HIKING BOOTS, SHOES, LIGHT- COLORED AND BRIGHT CLOTHING. A CELL PHONE FULLY CHARGED AND ALWAYS STAYED TOGETHER AND ALWAYS HAVE A PARTNER.>>Reporter: RANGERS ALSO WANT TO REMIND YOU TO TURN AROUND BEFORE YOUR WATER IS HALF GONE AND AS SOON AS YOU ARE DONE, YOU STILL NEED TO DRINK WATER

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