GLIDE, Ore. (AP) — Two people were rescued after becoming stranded by a snowstorm near Cultus Lake in the Umpqua National Forest.
The couple was visiting the lake outside the town of Glide on Monday and decided to stay overnight when they had car trouble, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. Heavy snowfall overnight prevented them from leaving and Brad Barron walked several miles Tuesday to get a cellphone signal.
Search and rescue crews with Douglas County reached the pair after nine hours spent navigating the snow in a snowcat.
Downed trees and deep snow blocked the road. Both were found cold, but unharmed.