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UPDATE: Two Snowmobilers Safe After Being Lost In U.P.

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ONTONAGON, Mich. (AP) -- Two stranded snowmobilers battled sub zero temperatures for more than 22 hours in the Upper Peninsula. 

It's a story we first brought you Monday.

The father and son were snowmobiling near the Porcupine Mountains in Ontonagon. 

Benjamin Jenny and his son, BJ, got stuck around 11:00 AM Sunday.

They began walking along the Little Iron River. 

Michigan State Police say the father and son spent Sunday on a trail and on a frozen river. That's when their snowmobiles iced up and quit in the back country.

They couldn't make a call, but sent out a text.

The Air Force was able to track down where they were.

The two walked for 22 hours straight, only sleeping for brief periods of time. 

They were soaking wet with only a couple granola bars and a bottle of water. 

Benjamin says, "I knew that if we made it through the night, we'd make it somehow. I just told him that there's nobody here, it's just us. We're on our own. But we're going to make it out of here."

The father and son say, despite their horrific experience, they will be back on the trails again soon.

The two were taken to a hospital for hypothermia and dehydration.

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