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Nicola Valley Search and Rescue called out to locate lost mountain biker.
 
Manager Lynne Broekhuizen says a male in his teens called for assistance after getting separated from his group last night on the trails up Midday Valley Rd.
 
Luckily, he was able make it out of the bush safely.
 
"The young man had become disorientated, and didn't know where he was. We went out and started searching the trails. But, he eventually found his bearings and made his way to the Coldwater River, and back to Merritt. So we were stood down."
 
Broekhuizen is commending the youth for calling for help as soon as he did.
 
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