Rescuers are looking for a hiker who hasn’t answered calls

Rescuers are looking for a hiker who hasn't answered calls

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  • The team said one takeaway was that the “subject ignored repeated phone calls from us because they didn’t recognize the number.” However, in response to questions from commenters, one team member acknowledged that it was not known if the hiker had the phone’s ringer and notifications turned off. The member said the team also sent texts to the hiker.

  • According to the Lake County team, it made multiple unsuccessful attempts to reach a person reported overdue from a hike on Mount Elbert on Oct. 18 on their cell phone, leading rescuers to launch a search that night. Not long after rescuers resumed their search around daybreak the following day, the overdue hiker, who was not identified, was able to find their own way off the mountain, the state’s tallest, and drive back to their lodging, the team said in a Facebook post Thursday. The person who reported the hiker overdue notified authorities.

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