Searchers rescued two hornet-stung hikers near Buntzen Lake Sunday. (Coquitlam SAR)

Searchers rescued two hornet-stung hikers near Buntzen Lake Sunday. (Coquitlam SAR)

Two hornet-stung hikers rescued near Buntzen Lake

The pair had to be long-lined out by a helicopter

Two hikers were rescued from Buntzen Lake on Sunday afternoon after falling afoul of some hornets.

According to Coquitlam Search and Rescue, the pair stumbled into a hornets’ nest on the nearby Sendero Diez Vistas Trail Hike.

Searchers walked down the trail in the afternoon to find the stung hikers and attached long-lines to them before helicopters lifted the group out.


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