Rocky Mountain Park Search and Save team people have located a Texas man who had been reported missing after going climbing Friday on Longs Peak in Rocky Mountain Park.
Rescuers planned to find out their next steps once they arrived at Chasm Shelter, according to weather and time.
The audience was encountering a serious storm, supported by graupel — that is soft hail and snow pellets — and lightning.
Park officials stated inside a news release that family people indicated Steve Elliott, 60, of Rockwell, Texas, have been past due after beginning early Friday with intends to summit Longs Peak around the Clark’s Arrow/Loft Route, then descend through the Keyhole Route. Climate conditions were stormy there Friday morning, with reported regions of ice on a number of routes.
Team people found Elliott Saturday mid-day at the bottom of Clark’s Arrow at roughly 1:15 p.m., based on a news release. They assessed Elliott’s condition and provided help to warm him. Rescuers then ascended with Elliott towards the Loft and planned to descend towards the Chasm Shelter.
Clark’s Arrow and also the Loft are on the east face of Longs Peak above Chasm Lake.