Dog Rescued From Top Of Mountain
An amazing story of survival played out atop one of Colorado’s highest peaks. A German shepherd survived eight days nestled on the rocky saw tooth between Mount Bierstadt and Mount Evans.
A hiker spotted the dog on Saturday and rallied a group of strangers to help rescue the animal.
Scott Washburn found the dog while hiking with his wife at about 13,000 feet. He says the dog was in bad shape; severely dehydrated and had trouble breathing.
Washburn described how he and his wife tried to get the dog to come down with them, “I tried to put her over my shoulders. We tried to grab her and move her but the dog was just 100 pounds and there was no way we were getting her out.”