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Missing hikers found OK

Embudito Canyon trailhead, east of Montgomery Dr. NE

Embudito Canyon trailhead, east of Montgomery Dr. NE

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Albuquerque Open Space officials are escorting three hikers down a trail in the Sandia Mountains after they got caught in a rainstorm Thursday while hiking.

Tanner Tixier, public information officer for APD, said in an email that the hikers left yesterday from Embudito trailhead on a day hike.

They¬† were forced to “shelter in place” when a rainstorm moved into the area in he late afternoon hours.

They were reported missing Friday morning by a friend.

None of the hikers were injured, Tixier said.

 

 

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