Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Search for Missing Hiker in Mesa Verde National Park
Crews resumed their search this morning. They were being joined by 20 members of the San Juan National Forest Hot Shots bringing the total number of personnel involved to 50.
Temperatures in the park are in the 90s. The terrain consists of steep canyons and mesa tops at an elevation between 6,500 and 8,000 feet. Mr. Stehling was last seen wearing a brown shirt and hat, khaki shorts and hiking boots. He was not carrying any water or other gear. If you've seen this man, please call park dispatch at 970-529-4622.