Rescuers locate lost skier on Mt. Hood

Rescuers locate lost skier on Mt. Hood
Photo by Joe Raineri, KATU News

MOUNT HOOD, Ore. – A 22-year-old skier from Portland was found safe after he got lost on Mt. Hood Friday night.

Conor Roland-Chicvara called his mother from the mountain with his cell phone to tell her he was lost at around 8 p.m., Clackamas County sheriff’s deputies said. His mother called the Timberline Ski Patrol, who then called the sheriff’s office.

Roland-Chicvara had a GPS device with him, deputies said. Rescuers located his position in Zig Zag Canyon.

Ski patrol members found him at around 1:30 a.m.

He was not hurt.