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A hiker lost for 5 days in the Montana wilderness says he survived off berries and bugs

(CNN)Five days after going missing during a horseback-riding trip, Kaden Laga, 25, was found alive and well on Friday morning.While with family members in the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness, a mountainous region on the border of Montana and Idaho, Laga's brother's horse went lame. Laga, the strongest hiker of the group, offered to switch with his brother and walk.He volunteered to walk ahead of the group toward the trailhead but made a wrong turn and got lost.Before he left on the trip, Laga's pregnant wife, Arden, "looked at me and said, 'you better promise me that you come home safe,' " he told CNN affiliate KSTU.Determined to get back to his family, he drank water from streams and ate berries and crickets.One night, it was so cold that he ...