The hikers were identified as Donald Joachim and Benjamin Nabinger, both of Soldotna. Troopers were notified of two hikers that hiked from Seward across the Harding Ice Fields and had become stranded near the Skilak River Delta. The hikers reportedly were uninjured, had adequate food, water, and shelter but were ill prepared to cross the Skilak River due to recent thawing. FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The Alaska State Troopers rescued two hikers that had become stranded near Skilak River Delta, on April 16, around 1:24 p.m. AST mobilized a Rescue Helicopter to recover the stranded hikers. At 2:34 p.m., the hikers had been recovered by AST Helo 3 and taken to the Soldotna Airport where they were delivered in good health, according to Troopers.