Drunk tour guide leaves 60 tourists stranded on a mountain

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Drunk Tour Guide Leaves 60 Tourists Stranded on A Mountain

Hiking isn't for everyone, but getting lost on a mountain is nobody's idea of a good time.

60 Hungarian tourists had just that experience, when they were stranded in the Austrian Alps after their tour guide went missing.

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According to the tourists, he was drunk. He claims he wasn't, but we'll get to him in a minute.

The Austrian Mountain Rescue Services got a call from one of the hikers saying they had no idea where they were. They were totally lost, and to make things worse, bad weather was setting in.

About an hour later, emergency services showed up and led everyone down the mountain to safety. Thankfully, no one was hurt.

And guess who the rescuers and hikers ran into, once they got to the valley? The tour guide, who made his way down the mountain on his own.

He claimed he was stone sober, and for whatever reason, officers didn't give him a breathalyzer test.

They did not get a trained mountain guide, adding that he was unprofessional.

Which is great etiquette advice, but not exactly the police back-up the tourists were probably hoping for.

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