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Tuesday, November 08, 2005

Oregon Hiking

Missing Hiker Safe After Cold Night In The Woods

Amy Frazier, KOIN News 6

CASCADE LOCKS, Ore. -- A missing hiker is safe after spending a long, cold night on a trail in the Columbia River Gorge.

Rescue crews had been searching the Eagle Creek Trail since Sunday evening when her friends reported her missing. Monday morning, she walked out on her own.

The woman is shivering and wet but thankful to be alive. She's actually from France, visiting friends in Portland. Florence Roberts, 31, managed to make it to safety after spending a cold night alone. Read More...