Superstition Mountains hiker reported missing 7/1/12

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Superstition Mountains hiker reported missing 7/1/12

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A man in his 50s has been reported missing after going for a Sunday morning hike in the Superstition Mountains, according to officials.

The man's family went looking for him after he didn't come home Sunday afternoon. They found his car at the First Water Trail Head north of Apache Junction, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies from the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office and the Pinal County Sheriff's Office
http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/ ... -abrk.html

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Please keep us posted as to the progress of the search
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as a general rule in these types of discussions
its difficult to determine what a person motivation is
until all the facts are in.

Although Sunday was not a particuliarily hot miserable day
for a hike--- I wouldn't think.

This is the latest update that I could find
They have released the person name and the search goes on

http://www.abc15.com/dpp/news/region_so ... -mountains

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roc2rol wrote:as a general rule in these types of discussions
its difficult to determine what a person motivation is
until all the facts are in.

Although Sunday was not a particuliarily hot miserable day
for a hike--- I wouldn't think.

This is the latest update that I could find
They have released the person name and the search goes on

http://www.abc15.com/dpp/news/region_so ... -mountains
Very well stated Roc! Alan, please remember that family members sometimes visit sites like these during searches for loved ones.

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Double-Jack is gearing up to go find this man......

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I apologize for my apparent insensitivity
I pray that he is found safe
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silent hunter wrote:Double-Jack is gearing up to go find this man......
Kurt,

Hopefully, you will be offering your services to the Sheriff's Office. Usually, an organized and professional search is the most successful. In that country, they often use civilian volunteers.

Good luck,

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Joe we will be working with the sherrif's office.....It does no good for anyone to go search on there own.


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silent hunter wrote:Joe we will be working with the sherrif's office.....It does no good for anyone to go search on there own.


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Kurt,

Wise words. I hope everyone is paying attention. Having spent a number of years with SAR here in Mohave County, I am familiar with the science of finding people who have become lost in the desert, as well as in town.

The elderly often wander away from their homes, and in the summer it becomes lethal.......quickly.

Once again, good luck,

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Since he has not been quickly found presume that he is not on the main trail
I would search up the creek bed
He may have went there in search of shade and water
Alan

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