If that sounds like most of my backcountry hunts, then I'm flattering myself. I almost always have an exit strategy, and I nearly always return with my partners. In the case of Rita Chretien, investigators are still searching for husband Albert, who reportedly left Rita in their marooned van to walk for help. That was on March 22. And it was in the remote Owyhee country along the Nevada/Idaho state line, where winter hits hard and stays late into the spring.