Family spends night stranded on Grand Mesa
Aspen, CO Colorado
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. ” Mesa County Search and Rescue team members on Monday reached a family of four ” including two children ” who spent a night in a truck, stranded near the top of Grand Mesa.
The family’s vehicle apparently become stuck in a snowbank sometime Sunday on Lands End Road, roughly 4 miles from the top of the Grand Mesa, according to sheriff’s spokeswoman Heather Benjamin.
They were in good condition Monday morning after one member of the stranded party hiked down, found cell phone service and called authorities.
The family wasn’t immediately identified. Benjamin said they had recently moved to the Grand Valley of western Colorado, which borders the Grand Mesa.
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