Utah County man lost in Montana wilderness speaks

in Local Roundup

Eating grasshoppers and ants. It’s how Kaden Laga survived being lost in the Montana wilderness.

Laga, who’s from Utah County, became separated from his family while riding on horseback on August 11th.

He was rescued five days later.

The holes in his hiking shoes detail some of the difficulties of his journey to being found.

Laga says he’s grateful for the support.

“I am overwhelmed coming back and seeing the effort that has been put in, and just the love a lot of it from total strangers,” said Laga. Thank you so much for all your love and support. I’m happy to be alive.”

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