The physique of a lacking hiker who went lacking close to Silverthorne earlier this week was recovered late Thursday, in keeping with the Summit County Rescue Group.
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Ken Could, 71, an skilled hiker, deliberate to hike to Willow and Salmon lakes with a detour to the summit of Mount Silverthorne on Wednesday. He was anticipated to return later within the night, however by no means got here again.
Could, who was outfitted with a SPOT monitoring machine that despatched computerized GPS place updates, was final identified to be descending from the summit of Mount Silverthorne at 1:20 p.m. together with his final coordinates acquired about 5:30 p.m., putting him on the ridge line descending from the mountain in the direction of Salmon Lake. His machine then stopped sending indicators, in keeping with Summit County Rescue Group spokesman Charles Pitman.
Wednesday night, SCRG despatched groups to the world, however couldn’t discover Could after an all-night search. They started looking once more Thursday morning.
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