New York City hiker rescued in Hawaii

January 30, 2014 8:26:09 PM PST
A hiker from New York City was rescued after a snowstorm stranded him on a volcano in Hawaii.

Alex Sverdlov spent two nights on the frozen Mauna Loa Volcano on the Big Island with nothing but a bottle of frozen water and a sleeping bag.

Fortunately, Sverdlov registered his hike with park rangers so they knew to go looking for him.

Thursday morning, a helicopter found him.

Sverdlov is sunburned and wind-whipped but otherwise fine.

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