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    Rescuers guide stranded hikers off Mount Olympus

    The Salt Lake Tribune
    Oct 12, 2011

    A group of seven hikers stranded on Mount Olympus as night fell Tuesday were led to safety with the help of a helicopter and search and rescue workers early Wednesday morning.

    Unified Police Lt. Justin Hoyal said two of the hikers had become separated from the others about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and hiked down to a trailhead parking lot. When darkness fell and the rest of their group was still on the mountain, they called 911 for help.

    That call set off deployment of a spotlight-equipped Utah Highway Patrol helicopter and Salt Lake County Search and Rescue units to the mountain trails east of Salt Lake City. The scattered hikers were located

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    Hopefully they have to pay for that helicopter service...

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    Heaven forbid two hikers were near a CLIFF on a MOUNTAIN...... sounds dangerous! I wouldn't go there. If people want excitement they should stick with Corn Mazes.... wait, never mind.
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