Five Fresno hikers rescued near Big Sur

January 2, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
Five Fresno men were rescued in the wilderness near Big Sur over the weekend.

According to the Monterey County Sheriff's Office the men were hiking just outside Big Sur when they became lost in the snow.

They called for help Sunday morning, and a CHP helicopter crew rescued them around 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

Authorities did not identify the hikers. They say they were able to drive away shortly after their rescue.