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