*Excerpt from http://www.ktnv.com/Global/story.asp?S=9844481&nav
After a snowmobile outing goes terribly wrong, a husband and wife find themselves freezing, and terrified, but they got out alive. Victoria Wendt told Action News Friday she is so grateful to be back in the Valley. She and her husband worked here, commute from Overton, and were snow machining in Southern Utah last weekend and it truly came close to being their last.
“I was going to walk out of there. One way or another, I was getting out of there,” Victoria Wendt said from her hospital bed.
Even though every step she took was on feet so badly damaged, doctors don’t know if they can be saved, Victoria Wendt did what she had to.
She and her husband were snowmobiling near Brian Head when things went terribly wrong.
A winter storm caught the couple and separated them.
“I mean we were getting two to four feet a day in snow. I mean the wind was howling…” Victoria said.
Four days apart they spent in the forest, unable to move, watching the snow pile-up around them.
“I had no food or water provision, so I just ate snow,” said her husband Randy. He did not realize that less than a football field’s length away, his wife was doing the same.
“I don’t want to die out here. That exactly were I was at. I don’t want to die,” Victoria recalled thinking.”