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Sunday, November 4, 2012 - Page updated at 11:00 a.m.

Hiker on Pacific Crest Trail overdue by week safe


The Associated Press

A 25-year-old Pennsylvania man who was overdue by a week on the Pacific Crest Trail is safe, but hungry.

The Wenatchee World reports ( http://is.gd/1Ajw39) that Ian Farmento of Honeytown, Penn., didn't pack enough food for the leg of the trip spanning from Stevens Pass to Stehekin. Farmento has been trekking the trail from Mexico.

Chelan County undersheriff says Farmento walked in to Stehekin tired and hungry on Friday.

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