Two teens rescued from mountain after ‘SOS’ signal spotted

Two teens rescued from mountain after ‘SOS’ signal spotted


Two 19-year-old men trapped on the side of a mountain in Oregon were rescued by the United States Coast Guard after their ‘SOS’ signal for help was spotted written in the snow.

The teens had embarked on a winter camping trip near Swastika Mountain in Umpqua National Forest on Christmas Day, and did not return as expected on Dec. 29, officials told the Oregonian. The hikers were reported to authorities as missing on New Year’s Eve.

With heavy snow in the area, a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter was deployed to assist the Lane County Sheriff’s Department to find them.

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Crews were able to locate the two after identifying the “SOS” distress signal they had written in the snow. Video released by the Coast

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