22 year old male not prepared

March 13th 2:09 am page out. Karl Smith only ASAR responder. 5 am depart Santa Fe returning 10 pm for 17-hour door to door shift. IB at the Nogal, NM (near Carrizozo) post office. Two Santa Fe SAR teams turned around leaving Santa Fe due to blizzard road conditions and zero visibility. Subject was 22-year-old male. Strong hiker but not dressed for the weather.  Subject called and provided location. Difficult communications in the area but were eventually established via Megalink. District Manager: Tony Gallego. IC: Rick Overmier. Subject located and walked out.