Lost teens rescued off Mt. Juneau
Two teenage boys were rescued Sunday night after getting lost on Mt. Juneau as the temperature dropped.
According to an online post from Alaska State Troopers, a 17-year-old from Juneau and a 16-year-old from Switzerland used a cell phone to call for help at about 6:30 p.m. Sunday. The boys said they were not prepared for the weather and were already very cold and disoriented. Temperatures in the area were in the mid-20s.
Troopers say the incident is a good reminder to bring proper gear and emergency devices for all outdoor conditions.
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