Empty cabin saves life of stranded hiker

Austin American-Statesman - - THE SECOND FRONT - Com­piled from wire re­ports

Au­thor­i­ties say a hiker rescued af­ter be­ing stranded in the snow for days in the North­ern Cal­i­for­nia wilder­ness would not have sur­vived if he hadn’t found a cabin and bro­ken into it. Robert Marmon, 27, was spot­ted by a Butte County sher­iff’s heli­copter Mon­day af­ter­noon near Philbrook Reser­voir in the Lassen Na­tional For­est. He was se­cured to a rope and lifted out.

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