Lost Mt. Hood skier found safe early Saturday

Lost  Mt. Hood skier found safe early Saturday

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by KGW staff

NWCN.com

Posted on December 28, 2012 at 11:48 PM

Updated Saturday, Dec 29 at 10:52 AM

MOUNT HOOD -- A skier who was lost Friday night on Mt. Hood was found safe early Saturday morning.

Emergency crews were looking for a 22-year-old Conor Roland-Chicvara of Portland who went missing around 8 p.m.

Roland-Chicvara called his mother to say that he was lost on the mountain in the Timberline Ski Area. 

Emergency dispatchers were notified and used the GPS on Roland-Chicvara's cell phone to help locate him. Ski patrol found him in the Zig Zag Canyon around 1:30 a.m. He was not injured.

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