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3 lost hikers found safe

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Whitehorse Mountain

DARRINGTON — Three hikers who were believed lost near Whitehorse Mountain near Darrington made it out of the wilderness and are safe, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office said Monday night.

The Skagit County Sheriff’s Office informed the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office that the three had made it out safe.

Earlier, three hikers called 911 around 6 p.m. Monday and said they had lost their way on a trail somewhere near Whitehorse Mountain near Darrington, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office said.

The hikers reported that they were not experienced or prepared to spend the night on the trail,  and rescuers were sent out to find them, sheriff’s spokeswoman Shari Ireton said.

 

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