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2 missing hikers found in good shape

Two hikers missing in the Uinta Mountains overnight were found Sunday morning by Summit County Search and Rescue personnel.

Both were reported to be in good shape after a night that saw temperatures dip into the 50s in the upper elevations.

Summit County sheriff's detective Ron Bridge said Sunday that a woman in her 50s, who has not been identified, was reported missing in the Crystal Lake area at 8 p.m. Saturday. She got turned around on a day hike and was found about 3 a.m. Sunday, well hydrated and in good condition.

Gary Smith, 60, from Salt Lake City was reported overdue at 7 p.m. Saturday and hadn't been seen since Friday evening. Bridge said Smith had left the Henry's Fork trailhead to ascend Kings Peak Friday and was an experienced outdoorsman who was prepared for an overnight stay. Smith was found at 9 a.m. Sunday in good condition.

— Arthur Raymond