Crews rescued a hiker who became stuck on Mount Timpanogos on Sunday morning, FOX 13 reports.
The 20-year-old man from Austin, Texas, was hiking to the summit of the mountain when he crossed an ice-covered avalanche deposit and got stuck, according to Sgt. Spencer Cannon of Utah County Sheriff’s Office.
The hiker was able to call 911, and several search and rescue volunteers helped him off the mountain.
Cannon said that while the hiker was not adequately prepared for what he encountered, he did the right thing when he realized he was in trouble.
“He stayed put and did not try to fix the situation himself,” Cannon wrote in a press release, “and second, he swallowed his pride and called for help!”
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