Family Could Pay Rescue Operation Bill After Leaving Hiker, 80, On Trail

The hiker's two relatives reportedly left the 80-year-old on the trail and advance to the summit and then descended from the mountain top via a different trail. They reported the man missing once they reached a visitor's center and realized that the man had not arrived from his hike.

The Adirondacks: Hiking America's Original Wilderness

The Adirondacks region is distinctive, and in some cases even certifiably unique - and there's no better way to experience it than strapping on your hiking boots and stepping out onto one of the thousands of trails.