Va. hiker missing in Maine found; now recovering and in good spirits

MILLINOCKET, Maine (WRIC) — A Virginia hiker who was missing in Maine is recovering Monday after spending three days alone in the wilderness.

The 78-year-old went missing Thursday when he left his group to hike ahead.

On Sunday, he was spotted by a helicopter about two miles off of a trail.

About 80 people had joined the search.

He is said to be in good spirits this morning.

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