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2 NH hikers rescued after darkness halts descent

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PINKHAM NOTCH, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire Fish and Game conservation officers and an Appalachian Mountain Club hut worker rescued two hikers who were stranded by darkness in Mount Washington's Huntington Ravine.

Kristopher Lagor, 25, of Barnstead, and Samantha Dinan, 24, of Allenstown, made it to the base of the Huntington Ravine headwall Thursday night but could go no farther due to darkness. They did not have flashlights or headlamps.

Lagor used his cellphone to call for help at about 7 p.m.

AMC hut caretaker Anna Saco hiked into Huntington Ravine from Tuckerman Ravine and guided the pair down the ravine trail to Harvard Cabin, where they met up with conservation officers.

The officers took Lagor and Dinan down the Sherburne ski trail on an all-terrain vehicle, reaching Pinkham Notch at about 10:30 p.m.

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