Missing hiker on Mt Bierstadt/ Mt Evans

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Missing hiker on Mt Bierstadt/ Mt Evans

Postby Alpine Rescue Team » Wed Jul 18, 2012 1:52 am

The Alpine Rescue Team is currently searching the Mt Bierstadt/Mt Evans area for a missing 32 YOM hiker that was climbing the peaks on Tueday, July 17th. The missing party is Clint, is 6'2" and is wearing a green jacket. It is believed that this is his second fourteener that he has climbed and that he called his wife from the summit of Mt Bierstadt around noon. He was hiking solo and there is a possibility that he may of attempted to cross the sawtooth and summit Mt Evans.

If any climbers may of seen this person on Tuesday, they are pleased asked to contact the Clear Creek County Sheriff's office at 303.569-3232. There will be a large scale search operation going on these two peaks on Wednesday.

Thank you for you assistance!
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Re: Missing hiker on Mt Bierstadt/ Mt Evans

Postby rking007 » Wed Jul 18, 2012 5:54 am

Good luck to you guys, praying for a good outcome here... [-o<
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Re: Missing hiker on Mt Bierstadt/ Mt Evans

Postby djkest » Wed Jul 18, 2012 6:01 am

Good luck finding him, Clint, I pray that you are safe! Hoping for a speedy resolve to this situation.
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Re: Missing hiker on Mt Bierstadt/ Mt Evans

Postby forbins_mtn » Wed Jul 18, 2012 6:12 am

I send all the good energy I can muster today for a speedy recovery and a good outcome. Thank you, Alpine Rescue for all you do. Praying for you, Clint!
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Re: Missing hiker on Mt Bierstadt/ Mt Evans

Postby Eaglelift » Wed Jul 18, 2012 6:14 am

I pray for a good outcome to this situation. Good luck Clint and thank you to the SAR teams
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Re: Missing hiker on Mt Bierstadt/ Mt Evans

Postby 14erFred » Wed Jul 18, 2012 6:36 am

Praying for a positive outcome for Clint and for the safety of the SAR team.
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Re: Missing hiker on Mt Bierstadt/ Mt Evans

Postby CO Native » Wed Jul 18, 2012 6:51 am

Thank you for your efforts Alpine Rescue. Stay safe.
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Re: Missing hiker on Mt Bierstadt/ Mt Evans

Postby mtgirl » Wed Jul 18, 2012 10:56 am

Bumping this to the top so it receives more attention. Hope this man is found unharmed. [-o<
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Re: Missing hiker on Mt Bierstadt/ Mt Evans

Postby dehrlich101 » Wed Jul 18, 2012 12:08 pm

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Re: Missing hiker on Mt Bierstadt/ Mt Evans

Postby Jim Davies » Wed Jul 18, 2012 3:24 pm

Maybe he bailed down Abyss Lake drainage in the rain. Here's hoping for a good outcome.
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Re: Missing hiker on Mt Bierstadt/ Mt Evans

Postby I fall a lot » Wed Jul 18, 2012 3:27 pm

Aug_Dog wrote:god i hope this ends well ... that poor wife


Indeed.

Here's to hoping.
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Re: Missing hiker on Mt Bierstadt/ Mt Evans

Postby sad2 » Wed Jul 18, 2012 3:54 pm

From Facebook 14ers page

Sarah Hiam
My friend and I hiked Bierstadt today and watched the SAR operation for the missing hiker. All of us on the trail were looking for him. Unfortunately, it sounds like they found his body shortly after we finished our hike (this is unofficial though and is what the guy at the place where we ate in Georgetown said. His friend was part of the team searching for him.) Apparently he fell from the Sawtooth. :( I was quite impressed with the professionalism and dedication of the SAR folks we met today. My friend and I made sure to stop every one we saw to thank them for their hard work. They're awesome at what they do. :)

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