On January 5, at 16:10, the rescue service received information that two tourists, while descending from Hoverla Mountain towards the Zaroslyak tract, got off the route and were lost.
Rescue workers were sent to conduct search and rescue operations. At 17:45, they met the stray tourists in a satisfactory condition; they did not need any medical help. At 18:30 rescuers escorted them to the place of temporary residence, in the village of Vorokhta.
As we reported, rescuers announced the opening of the snow avalanche season. It concerned Ivano-Frankivsk, Transcarpathian, Lviv and Chernivtsi regions.