Tourist from Kharkov, lost in the Carpathians, found

Туриста из Харькова, заблудившегося в Карпатах, нашли

35-year-old hiker who spent the night in the mountains, escaped frostbite thanks to special equipment reported in gschs of Ukraine.

Day January 21, rescue workers found 35-year-old tourist from Kharkov, lost to the slope of the mountain Gemba, announced the press center of the Department of civil service on emergency situations of Ukraine in the Transcarpathian region.

“At 10.30 the man made contact and reported their location in the mountains. In this direction, rescuers continued the search. At 11.15 one of the search and rescue teams reached the hiker and escorted him to the village of Pylypets Mizhgirya district, where he was met by excited wife,” – said in the message.

Rescuers said the man before going to the mountains to pack a rucksack with the necessary equipment, which allowed to avoid frostbite and hypothermia during a night spent in the Carpathians.

In search involved 12 rescuers and two units of equipment, said in gschs.

The evening of 20 January it became known that while riding on the mountain Gemba in the Carpathians lost tourist.