Pico: Today’s Lost Skiers Brought to Safety

VERMONT STATE POLICE
 
PRESS RELEASE
               
CASE#: 12C107162
TROOPER: Senior Trooper Gelder                                                            
STATION: Rutland                    
CONTACT#: 802-773-9101
 
DATE/TIME: December 30, 2012 / 1010 hours
LOCATION: Pico Mountain, Killington, VT
INCIDENT: Lost Skiers
 
SKIER: Miguel Castro                                                                
AGE: 24
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Maryland
 
SKIER: Peter Dipietro                                                                
AGE: 25
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Maryland
 
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:
On December 30, 2012, at approximately 1010 hours, Vermont State Police received a 911 call from Peter Dipietro in which he reported that his friend, Miguel Castro, and he were lost in the woods near Pico Mountain after they left a ski trail.
 
After approximately four of hiking through the woods, Dipietro and Castro were able to walk out to US Route 4 near Winterberry Extension in Killington, VT.

They were met by the troopers who provided them guidance through the woods and were medical screened by the Killington Rescue Squad for hypothermia.
 

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