How 2 Hikers Were Rescued On New York's Algonquin Mountain

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New York State Police helicopter prepares to hoist up one of the lost hikers. (Courtesy NYS DEC Forest Rangers)
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Two young hikers in New York state will be home for Christmas this year, but it was a near thing — they went missing last week in the snowy Adirondack Mountains, and spent two perilous nights lost in the bitter cold.

Brian Mann (@BrianMannADK) from Here & Now contributor North Country Public Radio has the story of the amazing rescue that brought them home.

Here’s a video and more photos from the rescue:

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