UPDATE: Missing Yellowstone Club Hiker Found
UPDATE: A woman who was missing overnight after going hiking near Big Sky was found this afternoon.
The California woman who was visiting the Yellowstone Club was located at around 1:15 p.m. Tuesday. She was in good health and taken to the hospital to be checked, according to the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office.
The 62-year-old woman left to hike the Cedar Loop Trail at about noon on Monday, July 4. She was reported as overdue at around 6:30 p.m.
Temperatures in the area dipped into the low 40s overnight.
Gallatin County Sheriff Brian Gootkin reminds people that even a shot hike can turn into an overnight adventure. Hikers are advised to know the terrain, know your limitations and take a partner.
Authorities are searching for a Yellowstone Club visitor who went missing on the 4th of July.
The 62-year-old California woman left to hike the Cedar Loop Trail at about noon on Monday, July 4. She was reported as overdue at around 6:30 p.m., according to the Gallatin County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff's Search and Rescue from Gallatin County and personnel from the Yellowstone Club have been searching for the woman.
Search teams, including two helicopters, scoured the area Monday night and resources are being added today, including more dog teams and Madison County Search and Rescue, according to the release from Gallatin County Sheriff's Office.