Missing Hiker and Dog near Donner Pass

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Re: Missing Hiker and Dog near Donner Pass

Post by maverick » Wed May 18, 2016 5:56 pm

I know it's a long shot, but here's a 360 panorama I shot on my last trip in 2014.
Anything could help, thank you. One of the moderators on the Rock Creek message board lives in the area, she was planning to go to the area this weekend, maybe she will have something to post later on. :thumbsup:


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Re: Missing Hiker and Dog near Donner Pass

Post by fishwrong » Wed May 18, 2016 6:47 pm

Thank you for the panorama video. Looks like it could be close to the same location. I didn't notice flowing water in the video, but sounds like it in the audio. Could be the stove, not sure.

Please send the panorama to Placer County, and it may be of help.

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Re: Missing Hiker and Dog near Donner Pass

Post by maverick » Wed May 18, 2016 6:58 pm

I didn't notice flowing water in the video, but sounds like it in the audio. Could be the stove, not sure.
Expand the view and concentrate on the water water section only at .29, there is a very slight movement in it.
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Re: Missing Hiker and Dog near Donner Pass

Post by Brien » Thu May 19, 2016 10:37 am

Cody has been found with his dog alive.

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Re: Missing Hiker and Dog near Donner Pass

Post by FeetFirst » Thu May 19, 2016 11:01 am

maverick wrote:If anyone has any pictures/videos taken during early season of the Loch Leven Lakes area, they could be very useful in narrowing down the possible location this video clip may have been taken.
Your help is appreciated! Thank you
April 14, 2014 day scouting trip. I turned around and headed back before reaching the lakes (probably around 6,500'): https://goo.gl/photos/i8iioZYkBFaDLu4n6

***Edit*** Sorry, I posted this before reaching the end of the thread and the GREAT news!
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Re: Missing Hiker and Dog near Donner Pass

Post by zacjust32 » Thu May 19, 2016 11:07 am

That's good news, looking forward to hearing his account.

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Re: Missing Hiker and Dog near Donner Pass

Post by TahoeJeff » Thu May 19, 2016 11:08 am

zacjust32 wrote:That's good news
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Re: Missing Hiker and Dog near Donner Pass

Post by maverick » Thu May 19, 2016 11:10 am

That's good news
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PS Thank you very much for posting that link to your photos of the area FeetFirst. :thumbsup:
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Re: Missing Hiker and Dog near Donner Pass

Post by RaiderFanMan » Thu May 19, 2016 11:38 am

California National Guard is flying Wed and Thurs using Forward Looking Infared technology (FLIR) to assist with the search. CA National Guard is very experienced with SAR missions and has assisted with a number of SAR missions. Let's hope they spot him so the folks on the ground can get to him and his dog.

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Re: Missing Hiker and Dog near Donner Pass

Post by RaiderFanMan » Thu May 19, 2016 11:40 am

Good news on finding him and his dog.

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