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The National Park Service says a pair of hikers made it down one of Colorado's highest peaks on their own after being stranded by an ice storm for two days.
The news came just as the Park Service was organizing its latest effort to rescue the women from 14,200-foot Longs Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park.
The same storm system that blasted Colorado with rain caused the ice that stranded 32-year-old Connie Yang and 33-year-old Suzanne Turell.
Employers and family members say the two set out a week ago on a backpacking trip in Rocky Mountain National Park. They got stranded 800 feet below the summit.
The women, from York, Maine, work for New Hampshire-based outdoor gear manufacturer NEMO Equipment Inc. They last sent a text message more than 24 hours ago seeking a rescue, before their phone batteries died. The women were hunkered down inside a tent in whiteout conditions.
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