NEAR CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — A couple was found safe after being lost on Page Mountain for nearly 12 hours in below-freezing temperatures.
The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office said the couple was snowshoeing with their dogs at the Page Mountain Snow Park where they were last seen around 1:30 p.m. Friday.
Search and Rescue teams were notified after 11 p.m., and teams used a Snow-Cat and ATVs to search the area. The couple was located around 12:30 a.m. Saturday.
The sheriff’s office said the couple was cold and damp, but declined medical assistance. The couple had apparently missed a marker and got lost on an unmarked forest service road. At the time they were found, the temperature was 20 degrees