Hikers rescued in Battle Creek area near Pleasant Grove

Posted at 8:59 PM, Jan 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-22 09:10:58-05

UTAH COUNTY, Utah —Two hikers who lost their in the Battle Creek area near Pleasant Grove are recovering after they were rescued late Sunday night.

Emergency crews responded to the area after the hikers, an unidentified man and woman, called for help. Sgt. Spencer Cannon of the Utah County Sheriff’s Office said the pair went hiking around noon but could not find their way back down.

The pair used a cell phone and called for help. Crews pinged the phone to learn the hikers’ general location, and crews reached them late Sunday.

The emergency responders helped the pair warm up and gave them food before escorting them down the mountain.