Lost Tahoe Rim Trail hiker found
A hiker was found safe after four hours lost along the Tahoe Rim Trail on Tuesday.
The hiker contacted Douglas County dispatch at 4:20 p.m.
Douglas County Search & Rescue responded to North Benjamin Drive near Kingsbury Grade with utility task vehicles.
The searchers found they couldn’t continue up the trail in their vehicles due to the depth of the snow. After switching to snowshoes and talking to the hiker, they were able to find him near Genoa Peak at about 8:30 p.m.