Snowmobilers found safe in Summit County

Posted at 8:59 PM, Dec 26, 2012
and last updated 2012-12-27 00:10:08-05

SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah — Search and rescue crews located two men who were reported missing after they failed to return from a snowmobiling trip Wednesday night.

The snowmobilers were in the Lambert Meadows area, east of Kamas. Search and rescue crews were dispatched to find them around 7 p.m. The snowmobilers were located around 10 p.m.

Sgt. Ron Bridge of the Summit County Sheriff’s Office said the area is not a high-risk area for avalanches.

The men are seasoned snowmobilers and were dressed for the harsh conditions, according to a statement by the Sheriff’s Office.