Escanaba Daily Press 21 Aug 1953
in Huron Mountain Hikers Get Lost at action is HURON MOUNTAIN W — Fourteen Fourteen teen-agers, their guide and two chaperones, missing in trackless trackless upper Michigan timber country country since Wednesday, rested from their ordeal today. They stumbled out of the woods, hungry and tired, into the arms of searchers Thursday. The group had set out on a 20- mile hike to White Deer Lake and when they failed to arrive police were notified and the search began. began. Search parties, aided by planes, scoured the tangled woods and dense undergrowth. The hunt was having little success success when the hikers wandered out of the timber onto the Peshekee Grade Road, miles off their course. Guests at the Huron Mountain Club, the group was guided by Fred Rydholm, 30. Police said the part was a group of Illinois hikers.