Contact Us

2 Albertville Snowmobilers Recall Being Stranded In Michigan

timo_w2s, Flickr

ONTONAGON, Mich. (AP) – An Albertville father and his adult son say they walked in waist-deep snow to stay warm while being stranded overnight in blizzard, sub-zero weather while snowmobiling in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

Michigan State Police say searchers found 40-year-old Benjamin Jenney Sr. and 19-year-old Benjamin Jenney Jr. on Monday afternoon in Ontonagon County. The site is near the Porcupine Mountains State Park and the Jenneys had no survival gear.

The men had been at their family cabin in the area. They say they decided to snowmobile off a trail, but got stuck.

They say only slept for a few minutes at a time, and had soaked clothes and frozen feet.

The Albertville, Minn., residents had symptoms of hypothermia and dehydration but were reported to be in overall good condition.

More WJON News

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wjon.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for The WJON VIP Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive The WJON VIP Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.