The couple who went missing when Christmas tree hunting in Oregon's high country are safely home after three days stuck in the snow. What a relief of an end to a frightening story.
Permits are sold each year by the national forest service to those who, like the Lees, wish to search the wilderness for a tree to cut down and bring home for the holidays. Unfortunately, each year also brings search efforts for those who get lost or run into problems in the process.
Have you ever gone Christmas tree "hunting" for a tree for your home? Do stories like this one deter you?