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FOUND: 71-year-old Hiker Missing on Mt Hood

Written by Brett Reckamp on January 6, 2014
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Updated 10:00 pm – Hiker FOUND.  Gary Tuor and his dog Buddy have been located.  It will take several hours to get them out.


A hiker who was supposed to be home Sunday is still not home was found late Monday evening.  Below is the press release that was issued late Monday afternoon for Gary Tuor.

The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office is searching for GARY MARSHALL TUOR — a missing 71-year-old hiker outside of the Zigzag area. A photo is attached.

A Sheriff’s Office Search & Rescue operation has been activated, and our SAR Coordinators are on scene. The initial call came to dispatch at about noon.

On Monday morning January 6th Mrs. Sandra Cleveland called 911 to report her husband missing. Her husband, Gary Tuor from Sandy, had gone hiking the previous day at the Devil’s Meadow Campground outside of Zigzag. He went hiking with a partner Abel Caba, age 38, also from Sandy. They were supposed to be back by 4 pm yesterday.

After her husband did not return, Ms. Cleveland drove to the trailhead this morning and found her husband’s car. Mr. Caba had just found his way back to the car. He and Mr. Tuor became separated last night after getting lost.

Mr. Tuor is in good health, is familiar with the area and was last seen with his black lab Buddy.

Teams with Portland Mountain Rescue, Pacific Northwest Search and Rescue, NORSAR, Mountain Wave, Search1K9, and the Oregon Army National Guard are in the area coordinating the search. A National Guard Helicopter is currently flying the area.

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