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'I Thought I Was Going to Die': Vineyard Men Survive 800-Foot Avalanche on Mt. Washington

The two Oak Bluffs men who survived the Tuckerman Ravine avalanche Saturday were identified as Conor Lodge, 22, and Adam Herman, 24, newspapers report.

The two men became lost and triggered an avalanche, according to newspaper reports. (Submitted photo courtesy Joliet Patch)
The two men became lost and triggered an avalanche, according to newspaper reports. (Submitted photo courtesy Joliet Patch)
Two hikers from Oak Bluffs plunged 800 feet after triggering an avalanche in Tuckerman Ravine on New Hampshire's Mt. Washington Saturday, yet suffered no life-threatening injuries, reports the Vineyard Gazette.

UPDATED: The two men were identified as Conor Lodge and Adam Herman, the Gazette reports.

Herman, 24 and Lodge, 22,  were hiking with Lodge's 24-year-old brother Tristan and another friend, reports the Cape Cod Times.

"On the way down, I thought I was going to die," Conor Lodge told the Boston Herald.

Read more:

Vineyard Men Survive New Hampshire Avalanche (Vineyard Gazette)
Pair survives Tuckerman avalanche after becoming lost in whiteout (Union Leader)
Young hikers survive avalanche (Cape Cod Times)
Mass. hiker recounts near-fatal avalanche (Boston Herald)

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