VERLOT, Wash. - Three hikers who became lost while trying to hike down Mt. Pilchuck on Sunday were rescued by the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.
Police said that at 4:15 p.m., sheriff’s office search and rescue personnel responded to a report of three lost hikers on Mt. Pilchuck. The hikers had camped out on the mountain Saturday night, but became lost while trying to hike down on Sunday.
Emergency dispatchers used the cellphone of the caller to get the group’s location, and a sheriff’s office chopper arrived in the area at about 6:15 p.m. and found the hikers.
They were taken out by helicopter and dropped off at Verlot.
No one was hurt.