Search and rescue escorts stranded hiker down Mt. Olympus

Posted at 9:52 PM, Aug 01, 2012
and last updated 2012-08-02 02:27:40-04

MILLCREEK, Utah — Police say a man was stranded while hiking Mount Olympus Wednesday. He was located shortly after 10 p.m.

Unified Police Lt. Justin Hoyal says the man took a wrong turn and became stranded on some cliffs in Hughes Canyon.

Hoyal says the hiker left at about 5 a.m. and called police that evening saying he was lost.

Search teams were using a helicopter in an effort to locate the hiker’s location.

Police say the man is not injured.

This incident comes a day after aman and his daughter were escorted down from Mount Olympus after getting stranded on cliffs.