A man’s aspiration proposal turned into extra of a nightmare right after he and his girlfriend got lost on a mountain.
Joshua Mason and Katie Davis, both from Texas, hiked up Jasper Peak in Colorado on Saturday.
They walked about eight miles – extra than 3,000ft up the 13,000ft summit.
Mr Mason had been searching for a scenic and isolated place for the couple’s unique instant and Ms Davis happily acknowledged his surprise proposal, according to CBS.
But it was late, getting dark and, with no clear monitor to abide by, the couple lost their way.
They had no cold temperature equipment and only a small drinking water, according to Boulder County Sheriff’s Office environment.
When they had been located by a person camping close by, Mr Mason, 27, and Ms Davis, 28, had been displaying signals of altitude illness and dehydration.
The male and his friends gave them h2o, food stuff and permitted them to warm up in their tent.
1 of the females in the group, worried about the couple’s health and fitness, hiked back down from Diamond Lake to her motor vehicle and then drove considerably sufficient to get cell cell phone reception before contacting for assist in the early hours of Sunday.
Rescuers located the campers at about 4.30am.
The sheriff’s business office claimed the few were being instantly moved to a lessen altitude, including: “By that point they experienced recovered enough that they were equally equipped to stroll down to the path head, assisted by Rocky Mountain Rescue Group personnel.
“Mason acknowledged that he did not allow for ample time to entire the hike right before dark, and they did not have sufficient h2o or foodstuff.
“Deputies established that the couple’s engagement was however on, irrespective of the memorable ordeal.”