It was a backpacking trip teenage siblings Shiloh and Marah Binder and their good friend Caden Bolic had been looking forward to for months.
The plan: hike 200 miles of the Oregon Pacific Crest Trail over 2-weeks and finish up at Elk Lake.
But 150 miles into the trip their plans took a dramatic turn.
Now the three local teenagers are being called heroes after helping save the life of a man severely injured and stranded in the Mount Jefferson wilderness.
Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom has more.