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Rescued hiker recounts ordeal on snowy volcano

"I lost the trail," a teacher from New York recalls of last week's adventure

By Michael Tsai

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 03, 2014

~~<p>It never occurred to Alex Sverdlov that he might meet his end in the snow in Hawaii.</p>
<p>But drifting in and out of sleep in the early, early morning, all alone but for the snow flurries blowing about him, the New York computer science teacher and ardent solo hiker couldn't help but accept that possibility.</p>
~~

It never occurred to Alex Sverdlov that he might meet his end in the snow in Hawaii.

But drifting in and out of sleep in the early, early morning, all alone but for the snow flurries blowing about him, the New York computer science teacher and ardent solo hiker couldn't help but accept that possibility. Login for more...



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