Two teenagers who lost track of time and had no lights had to be rescued by forest rangers in the Adirondacks on Saturday.
According to New York Department of Environmental Conservation officials, officers received a call at around 6 p.m. on Saturday, December 2 from the mother of two teenagers who needed help getting out of the woods.
The two teens – ages 13 and 16 – reportedly planned to run the flatter stretch of the McKenzie Mountain Trail. The teens lost track of time and the only lights they had were their phones, but the batteries were low.
Forest Ranger Curcio hiked in and met the hikers two miles from the trailhead, provided headlamps, and helped the pair back to their mother’s vehicle. Resources were clear at 8:32 p.m.