Missing Hiker — A Search is Underway for a 25-Year-Old Man in RMNP
The search is on Tuesday for a 25-year-old man who went missing Monday afternoon in Rocky Mountain National Park. The search got underway early Tuesday in the Longs Peak area.
The Coloradoan is reporting that Peter Jeffris from Broomfield went missing after a mountaineering trek to Rocky Mountain National Park Monday. Jeffris car was found in the parking area at the Longs Peak Trailhead. It was feared that something might be wrong when he didn't show up for work Monday. Friends have reported that they didn't think Jeffris was prepared for an extended stay out in the elements.
Teams searched a small area Monday night and are concentrating on the north face, Keyhole Route, Chasm Cirque area and along the Longs Peak Trail Tuesday. Rocky Mountain Rescue and Larimer County Search and Rescue are among a thirty-two person search party.
Park Rangers would like to hear from anyone that was in the area or anyone with information is asked to call 970-586-1204.