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Tag: David Snider


Overdue hiker found alive at Olympic National Park

A statement released today by Olympic National Park:

The search for David Snider, 55 years old, of Union, Washington concluded successfully at about 7:30am today when he was hoisted from a drainage near the Irely Lake Loop trail in Olympic National Park by a King County Sheriff’s Rescue Helicopter.  Snider was dehydrated, slightly hypothermic,
and tired, but otherwise appeared in good condition.  He was transported to a local hospital for further examination.

Snider was reported overdue on Wednesday morning when he failed to return to work after a planned day hike on the Irely Lake loop trail.  Snider had begun his day hike at approximately

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