BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Search and rescue teams braced strong wind gusts on Saturday as they continued their search for a missing hiker. Josh Hall, 27, was reported as overdue on Feb. 3 at around 6 p.m.

Josh Hall and Happy (credit: Rocky Mountain Rescue Group)

Hall, from Arvada, was hiking near Nederland that morning with his dog. The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office found his vehicle at the Hessie Trailhead later that evening.

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A cell phone ping put his phone near the Devil’s Thumb Trail/Diamond Lake cut-off around noon.

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Hall is described as 6-feet-4-inches tall and approximately 200 lbs. He was last seen wearing a green jacket, dark hat and a grey/green backpack. The dog’s name is Happy.

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Officials say rescuers deployed on skis, snowshoes, and snowmobiles — and covered a large area of terrain.

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If you see Hall and/or Happy, you’re asked to call Boulder County Sheriff’s Office at (303) 441-4444.

Danielle Chavira