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SAR Continues Search at Vesper Peak for Missing Hiker


CONTACT: Courtney O’Keefe, Communications Specialist, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office
Courtney.O’, 425-388-3865, Media line: 425-249-6263

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – The Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue team continues to search for a 28 year-old Seattle woman who did not return from her hike at Vesper Peak. She is an experienced day hiker and left on a solo hike at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, August 1. She was expected to return Wednesday evening and check-in with family by 6 p.m. She did not return and searchers located her car still parked at the trailhead. Search and Rescue, SNOHAWK1, three K-9 teams and 50 Search and Rescue Volunteers from Snohomish County, King County, Skagit County, Tacoma, Seattle, Olympic, and Everett Mountain Rescue continue to search for the missing hiker.