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Rescued OV teens were prepared, and are grateful
courtesy photo, Packed and ready to go, the foursome’s backpacks were filled with supplies that sustained them during their overnight rescue.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Safe at home, Lauren Vidal, Elizabeth Petersen, Eric Hawkins and Josh Petersen can laugh now about the events of Dec. 20, when they were rescued from Catalina State Park and grew even closer as friends.
courtesy photo, Joshua Petersen, 17, was airlifted close to 1,000 feet in the air out of Romero Canyon.
courtesy photo, After falling 20 feet into a pool of water, Eric Hawkins, 17, laid bundled in a sleeping bag and tarp on a narrow rock ledge between two waterfalls in Catalina State Park’s Romero Canyon.