Father, son found after two nights in forest


A 28-year-old Matt Cisneros, of Gillette, and his 12 year old son Manuel spent two nights lost in the Medicine Bow National forest after changing paths when they encountered a black bear.

The pair told deputies that they killed a snake and ate it raw, drank water from a creek and huddled together at night for warmth, according to a press release from the Carbon County Sheriff’s office. They had no food, no water, no fire making materials or warm clothing but were in relatively good condition when they were located on a ridge line just after 1 p.m. on Aug. 16.

The father and son were rep...

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