SILVERTHORNE, Colo. (CBS4) – Officials with the Summit County Rescue Group said the search for a missing 71-year-old man who is described as being an experienced hiker, has concluded. On Wednesday Ken May was in the area of Willow Lake and Salmon Lake northwest of Silverthorne.
Authorities didn’t provide much information about the search on Thursday other than to say that an updated will be provided by mid-day on Friday.
SCRG seeks information that may help us find missing hiker Ken May, who left the Willowbrook trailhead on the morning of Oct. 7th to climb Silverthorne Mountain.
Hikers that have been in the area in the last 24 hours and have info, please call Charles Pitman at 970-333-9856. pic.twitter.com/BFhKNF5LQA
— Summit County Rescue (@SCrescuegroup) October 8, 2020
His last message was that he was descending the summit of Mount Silverthorne. He was wearing tan pants and possibly a climbing helmet.