2 men rescued at Wrangell-St. Elias National Park

    St Elias Mountains, Agassiz Lakes, Libby Glacier and Agassiz Glacier Confluence. (Photo Credit:NPS / J. Frank)

    Copper Center, Alaska (AP) - Two men have been rescued after five people involved in two separate incidents requested help at Wrangell-St. Elias National Park in Alaska.

    The National Park Service says a pilot and passenger requested rescue near Mt. Hawkins on Saturday afternoon and were taken to an Anchorage medical center early Monday.

    Officials say they had minor injuries.

    The park service also says two mountaineers began experiencing high-altitude sickness on Klutlan Glacier near Mt. Bona on Friday night.

    A third person in their group is suffering cold-related injuries.

    Crews attempted multiple rescues Saturday but were unsuccessful due to inclement weather.

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