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Missing Hiker Alert 8/16 (Resolved)

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Missing Hiker Alert 8/16 (Resolved)

Postby acorad » Wed Aug 16, 2017 10:58 am

ATTENTION: Missing Hiker.

Bishop to Bridgeport JMT or PCT hikers: Steve "Blast" Halteman has been missing since August 9. Last confirmed sighting vicinity Tully Hole. Possible sighting near Starr Camp (east of Muir Pass) late in the day on August 10th. Steve may be southbound on the Sierra High Route which goes off trail through Dusy Basin and heads over Knapsack, Potluck, and either Cirque or Chimney Passes.

Steve is very fast and capable of hiking 30+ mile days.

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Map of area: http://caltopo.com/m/LDCC

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Re: 8/16/2017 Missing Person

Postby christosks » Wed Aug 16, 2017 12:09 pm

Per Facebook posts he was located yesterday, also see https://www.reddit.com/r/Ultralight/com ... ing_hiker/
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Re: 8/16/2017 Missing Person

Postby maverick » Wed Aug 16, 2017 12:25 pm

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I don't give out specific route information, my belief is that it takes away from the whole adventure spirit of a trip, if you need every inch planned out, you'll have to get that from someone else.

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