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UPDATED: 'I Thought I Was Going to Die': Oak Bluffs Men Survive 800-Foot Avalanche on Mt. Washington

The two Martha's Vineyard men were identified as Conor Lodge, 22, and Adam Herman, 24, newspapers report.

The two men became lost and triggered an avalanche, according to newspaper reports. (Submitted photo courtesy Joliet Patch)
The two men became lost and triggered an avalanche, according to newspaper reports. (Submitted photo courtesy Joliet Patch)
Two hikers from Oak Bluffs plunged 800 feet after triggering an avalanche in Tuckerman Ravine on New Hampshire's Mt. Washington Saturday, yet suffered no life-threatening injuries, reports the Vineyard Gazette.

UPDATED: The two men were identified as Conor Lodge and Adam Herman, the Gazette reports.

Herman, 24 and Lodge, 22,  were hiking with Lodge's 24-year-old brother Tristan and another friend, reports the Cape Cod Times.

"On the way down, I thought I was going to die," Conor Lodge told the Boston Herald.

Herman was hospitalized in North Conway, NH after surgery on his arm and has more surgery ahead, according to the Union Leader.

"My arm was broken in seven places. I have a broken back and a broken shoulder," Herman told the newspaper in an interview published Monday night.

Read more:

Vineyard Men Survive New Hampshire Avalanche (Vineyard Gazette)
Pair survives Tuckerman avalanche after becoming lost in whiteout (Union Leader)
Young hikers survive avalanche (Cape Cod Times)
Mass. hiker recounts near-fatal avalanche (Boston Herald)
Tuckerman Ravine avalanche survivor says 'adrenaline' kept him going (Union Leader)
Tot Balay January 03, 2014 at 02:10 PM
Good job on the attributions. That is how you do THAT!

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