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Searchers find body of hiker lost in Crazy Mountains in Montana

Posted at 5:51 PM, Aug 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-15 20:08:42-04

LIVINGSTON- Searchers found the body of a 39-year-old hiker missing in the Crazy Mountains at about 2 p.m. on Wednesday.

There is no word yet on the cause or manner of the man’s death, according to a new release from the Park County Sheriff’s Office.

Searchers from Park County Sheriff’s Office, Park County Search and Rescue, Sweet Grass Sheriff’s Office, and Fish, Wildlife & Parks had been combing the area since Monday.

Searchers included three ground teams, three dog teams, a horse team, and a helicopter. The heli-alpine team from Gallatin County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue helped recover the body from a steep rocky chute in Sweet Grass County.

Sweet Grass County Sheriff Dan Tronrud will release the man’s identity once all family notifications have been made.

At 2:00 this afternoon, Park County Sheriff’s Office, Park County Search and Rescue, Sweet Grass Sheriff’s Office, and…

Posted by Park County Sheriff's Office, Montana on Wednesday, August 15, 2018

See also: Search underway for hiker missing in Crazy Mountains in Montana