SEATTLE -- Search and rescue crews are trying to reach two snowboarders who were stranded on Mount Rainier overnight in blizzard-like conditions.
Rescuers spoke to the men, 20 and 21, by phone around 7 a.m. Monday.
The men went snowboarding Sunday and got stuck. They took shelter in a cave, but only brought equipment and supplies for a day trip.
The snowboarders are thought to be near Paradise and Camp Muir at 7,500 feet.
The two likely started out from Paradise, an area that Mt. Rainer officials say received 20 inches of snow and rain overnight.
Crews from Tacoma and Olympic Search and Rescue are assisting.
The temperature on the mountain was reportedly 19 degrees with gusts of wind up to 70 mph early Monday morning.