Rescuers search Kings Peak for missing Colorado man

Published: Thursday, July 18 2013 6:35 p.m. MDT

KINGS PEAK, Summit County — Reports of a missing Colorado man last seen hiking Kings Peak sent search and rescue teams are scouring the mountain Thursday.

They located the man in good condition that evening.

Pierre Pond of Palmer Lake, Colo., had last been seen four days earlier. He was seen early Sunday morning with another man at the Henry's Fork Trailhead, according to a press release. The two were in a silver and blue 1989 Ford Ranger with a white shell on the bed.

Crews began searching the mountain, and police put out a plea to any hikers or campers who may have seen Pond throughout the week.

Summit County Sheriff Dave Edmunds reported about 8:30 p.m. that Pond had been located in good condition near Kings Peak.

— McKenzie Romero

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