Stranded Sierra driver recalls his hike for survival
Stranded in the mountains with his Porsche stuck on a frigid road, Mark Schroeder trekked uphill through snow in soaked cotton clothing and Adidas Porsche sneakers.
His would-be rescuers were looking for him, but they were far away in the next county, while his girlfriend waited in the car, expecting the worst.
"I really thought he was going to walk to his death," Janette DeGrace said Thursday.
DeGrace and Schroeder described their ordeal less than a day after they were rescued Wednesday from the snowy Sierra near French Meadows Reservoir and taken to a hospital in Auburn.
It began Sunday, ...