New Mexico couple gets engaged, stranded on mountain

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- An ecstatic New Mexico couple who got engaged on top of Sandia Peak had to curtail their celebrations after getting stuck for hours because of high winds. KOB-TV in Albuquerque reports Arthur Edelhoff and Lindsay Duncan of Corrales took the tram up the mountaintop early Sunday evening. After taking happy engagement photos, the couple were told they had to wait for the 40-mph wind to die down before they could return. Jay Blackwood, assistant manager of the Sandia Peak Tram, said around 140 people were stranded for about four hours. Edelhoff said they didn't get off the mountain until 10:30 p.m.