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2 lost Va. snowboarders spend night in woods

Friday - 3/1/2013, 8:17pm  ET

RICHMOND, Vt. - Two snowboarders who went out of bounds at Vermont's Bolton Valley resort have been found after spending the night outdoors.

Police say 22-year-old Maxwell Hoffman of Springfield, Va., and 21-year-old Joshua Murray of Woodbridge, Va., emerged from the woods on Friday as search efforts were getting under way.

The two men said they had gone out of bounds off the back side of Bolton Valley toward Waterbury when they became lost on Thursday. Police say they were able to start a fire and build a make-shift shelter where the spent the night.

Both men suffered hypothermia and frost bite. Police say they were treated at Bolton Valley by ski patrol and a local rescue squad but they refused to be taken to the hospital.


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