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2 hikers rescued in Adirondacks

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State forest rangers say they had to rescue two men who started a nearly 40-mile hike in the Adirondack High Peaks while improperly clothed for the below-freezing conditions and carrying only two bagels and one canteen of water.

Rangers tell the Adirondack Daily Enterprise that 22-year-old Stephen Hine of Philadelphia and 26-year-old Kyle Austin of Syracuse set out at 1 a.m. Sunday from Long Lake in Hamilton County, intending to hike a 38-mile trail ...

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cidbil
January 30, 2013
12:53 p.m.

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Two bagels and a canteen of water for a 38 mile hike through the wilderness?
Daniel Boone would be proud of these two morons.

safny
January 30, 2013
1:31 p.m.

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They should reimburse the taxpayers for this. Did they at least have cream cheese on the bagels???

biwemple
January 30, 2013
3:50 p.m.

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Darwin got cheated again...

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