Hikers rescued on trip to 'Into the Wild' bus

    Officials say two hikers rescued after failing to return on time from a trip in Denali National Park are the latest to be saved after trying to reach an abandoned bus made famous by the book and film "Into the Wild."

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Officials say two hikers rescued after failing to return on time from a trip in Denali National Park are the latest to be saved after trying to reach an abandoned bus made famous by the book and film "Into the Wild."

    KTUU-TV reports that search and rescue crews located Michael Trigg, of Lexington, South Carolina, and Theodore Aslund, of Atlanta, on Sunday. Officials say they were uninjured and are in good condition.

    The two hikers, who started their trip June 20, had made it to the bus but tried taking a shortcut on their way back.

    Concerned friends had contacted rescuers Friday when the two hadn't yet returned.

    National Park Service officials say several hikers who try to visit the bus are rescued each year.

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