Search for lost Denali hikers intensifies

Searchers in Denali National Park are ramping up efforts to find missing backpackers Abby Flantz and Erica Nelson. The searchnow involves 3 helicopters, a plane, 60 people, and 4 tracking dogs. Park Service spokeswoman Kris Fister says members of specialized search and rescue teams from the MatSu Valley, and Anchorage as well as local whitewater experts have joined the effort which has so far yielded no sign of the missing women.

Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks