Miracle on the mountain: a true tale of faith and survival

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It was a cold but sunny day in January 1995 when Mike Couillard, a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Air Force on assignment in Ankara, Turkey, took his son Matthew skiing. The view of the 7,300-foot-high Kfartalkaya Mountain was breathtaking--magnificent peaks against a bright blue sky, wisps of clouds--nothing threatening. They headed for the T-bar that would take them to the summit.

It was about 2:30 when they reached the top, and although it had started to snow, they still had time to ski. Mike made note of his surroundings and decided to use the overhead line of the lift as a guide. They kept the line in sight as they glided downward, but moment by moment, the snow's intensity increased. Ice pellets stung their faces. Visibility decreased. Hidden rocks sent them plunging into the snow. Dense stands of pine trees loomed in front of them, forcing them to go right, then left, and off the trail. Desperately, they looked for the lift line-- or anything familiar. They saw nothing but white. They were lost...

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Hoffer, Marilyn Mona.
Hoffer, William.
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ils:.b14629318BookBooks1st ed.EnglishAvon Books, [1998]247 pages ; 22 cm
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subject_facetSkiing accidents -- Turkey
Skis and skiing -- Turkey
Wilderness survival -- Turkey
title_displayMiracle on the mountain : a true tale of faith and survival
title_fullMiracle on the mountain : a true tale of faith and survival / Mike and Mary Couillard ; with William and Marilyn Hoffer
title_shortMiracle on the mountain
title_suba true tale of faith and survival
topic_facetSkiing accidents
Skis and skiing
Wilderness survival