Two Hikers Found Dead Near Amboy Crater

The Orange County couple were hiking in the Mojave, where temps reached 113 degrees.
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Amboy Crater

Amboy Crater epitomizes Mojave Trails National Monument.

Amboy Crater, an extinct cinder cone volcano off Interstate 40, is a local attraction for its barren, black landscape. But without adequate preparation (including a lot of water), hiking it can be dangerous. Gen Miake, 60, and Kathie Barber, 58, of Yorba Linda, were found by a helicopter crew that responded to a 911 call.

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