Missing climber in silverton area

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Re: Missing climber in silverton area

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The blue car with the bike is his! SAR is going to do a flyover and go from there. Thank you so much for checking that out.
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rjones8 wrote: Thu Jul 21, 2022 5:45 pm The blue car with the bike is his! SAR is going to do a flyover and go from there. Thank you so much for checking that out.
Following this while hoping for the best for my fellow SLCer.
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Re: Missing climber in silverton area

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greenonion wrote: Fri Jul 22, 2022 10:49 am
rjones8 wrote: Thu Jul 21, 2022 5:45 pm The blue car with the bike is his! SAR is going to do a flyover and go from there. Thank you so much for checking that out.
Following this while hoping for the best for my fellow SLCer.
I am following this as well. The details of the timeline are a cause for concern. Best wishes for his safety to all his friends and family.
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Re: Missing climber in silverton area

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Can anyone tell me what trailhead, or at least what general area, they are searching? I'm in the San Juans, but maybe in a totally different area.

Hoping for the best possible outcome.
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Re: Missing climber in silverton area

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Candace66 wrote: Fri Jul 22, 2022 5:19 pm Can anyone tell me what trailhead, or at least what general area, they are searching? I'm in the San Juans, but maybe in a totally different area.

Hoping for the best possible outcome.
Candace, They found his car at Molas Pass Trailhead. I believe the search is focused on Trinities, Arrow/Vestal area.
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Tornadoman wrote: Fri Jul 22, 2022 5:31 pm
Candace66 wrote: Fri Jul 22, 2022 5:19 pm Can anyone tell me what trailhead, or at least what general area, they are searching? I'm in the San Juans, but maybe in a totally different area.

Hoping for the best possible outcome.
Candace, They found his car at Molas Pass Trailhead. I believe the search is focused on Trinities, Arrow/Vestal area.
OK, thanks. I'm in a different area. Still hoping for the best.
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Re: Missing climber in silverton area

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I was camped in Vestal Basin last night, chopper activity all evening. Summited the Trinities today and watched a chopper land near the upper unnamed lake. Hoping for the best.
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A friend in Silverton sent me this link.It looks like there is an active mission in the Trinities area.
Hoping for a good outcome.🙏

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Re: Missing climber in silverton area

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There are quite a few details about the search in this San Juan County office of Emergency Management Facebook post:

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_ ... 6609886377
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Re: Missing climber in silverton area

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I hope that he is found safe. Strange that his phone was found on a trail.
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Re: Missing climber in silverton area

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The forest service vehicles and horses/alpaca are at the trailhead for blasting of the avalanche debris on the Elk Creek trail before the beaver ponds. When I went up Thursday the trail was temporarily closed for blasting.
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Re: Missing climber in silverton area

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Uggh that's a long time to be missing.
I hope he is found soon
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