Hiker airlifted from Mt. Marcy after frigid overnight (update)

Betty Little

February 23, 2012

February 21, 2012

By MIKE LYNCH - Outdoors Writer (mlynch@adirondackdailyenterprise.com) , Adirondack Daily Enterprise

LAKE PLACID - Forest rangers Tuesday morning rescued a missing hiker from Mount Marcy, where he spent Monday night.

Stephen Mastaitis, 58, of Saratoga Springs, was located at 8:31 a.m. by a group of forest rangers conducting a ground search. He was conscious and coherent, but he said he was cold, according to a statement released Tuesday by state Department of Environmental Conservation spokesman Dave Winchell.

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