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Two Asheville hikers were found Tuesday afternoon, hungry and thirsty, but appeared no worse for the wear after spending the night lost in Pisgah National Forest.
Tim Henson, chief of the Cruso Volunteer Fire Department and incident commander for 16-hour search, was tired but happy that all ended well.
“It was the SERT team who found them,” Henson said of the Sheriff’s Emergency Rescue Team. “A team member said the boys drank about two bottles of Gatorade each on the way out, and they ate three double cheeseburgers when they got here.” ...