Transcript for Family Describes Being Trapped on Oregon's Mt. Hood
Four members of a family including two young children trapped in deep snow speaking out about how they survived until help arrived. ABC's Neal Karlinsky reports. Reporter: It turned into a race of the clock bracing 20 degrees temperatures. Jose Correa took his if I an anyway ally baluta and two brothers to Mt. Hood looking for the best hill for sledding but with 44 inches of snow falling over the last week, the drive quickly turned treacherous. Jose soon found his truck stuck on a desolate path. His rear wheels soon buried in the four-foot-deep snow with no cell phone service they were stuck with no way out and no way to communicate. It was hairy, yeah. I was just like on and off crying. Reporter: With powder up to their chest, the group hungered down in their truck leaving it running eating the few snacks they had left waiting till daylight to venture out. If I would have panicked they would have panicked too. I was calm, I was, you know, telling them that everything was going to be okay. Reporter: Fortunately Jose's 34078 posted the group's last known location on Facebook. This is every mom's worst nightmare. Reporter: After a few terrifying moments of waiting through the heavy white powder looking for any sign of life he ran into a group of snowmobilers who ferried his group to safety. If it wasn't for them, I don't know, we probably would still be up there. Reporter: Officials say they did all the right things to ensure a happy ending, making the right call by having a planned route and telling someone where they were traveling. For "Good morning America," Neal Karlinsky, ABC news, Seattle. Always key to let someone know where you're traveling like he said. Did all the smart things. The Texas plumber whose old
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