Attempts to rescue lost llamas fail in Weminuche Wilderness

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Attempts to rescue lost llamas fail in Weminuche Wilderness

Ronda Ramsier, left, and Carol Powell set out for a day hike Aug. 12 in the high country northeast of Vallecito Reservoir with their llamas, Dawson and Chai. The women became lost and spent two cold nights in the Weminuche Wilderness before being rescued about 4:30 a.m. Aug. 14 by the U.S. Air Force. The llamas remained in the wilderness as of Tuesday.
Dawson, a 14-year-old llama, is missing northeast of Vallecito Reservoir in the Weminuche Wilderness where his handlers became lost and needed to be rescued by helicopter.
Chai, a llama 12 or 13 years of age, is missing northeast of Vallecito Reservoir in the Weminuche Wilderness where his handlers became lost and needed to be rescued by helicopter.

Attempts to rescue lost llamas fail in Weminuche Wilderness

Ronda Ramsier, left, and Carol Powell set out for a day hike Aug. 12 in the high country northeast of Vallecito Reservoir with their llamas, Dawson and Chai. The women became lost and spent two cold nights in the Weminuche Wilderness before being rescued about 4:30 a.m. Aug. 14 by the U.S. Air Force. The llamas remained in the wilderness as of Tuesday.
Dawson, a 14-year-old llama, is missing northeast of Vallecito Reservoir in the Weminuche Wilderness where his handlers became lost and needed to be rescued by helicopter.
Chai, a llama 12 or 13 years of age, is missing northeast of Vallecito Reservoir in the Weminuche Wilderness where his handlers became lost and needed to be rescued by helicopter.
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