Search and Rescue - 3 hikers missing near Granite FallsPreliminary information indicates the hikers are experienced and were well equipped for their hike.
All three missing hikers have been located safe. They are currently hiking out to their vehicle.
On July 2, 2012 at approximately 9:25am, Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of three overdue female hikers near the 58400 block of Mountain Loop Highway, Granite Falls WA.
A vehicle belonging to one of the hikers was located near Goat Lake Trailhead, just north of Barlow.
The complainant is an acquaintance of one of the hikers.
Sheriff’s Office personnel, along with Snohomish County Search and Rescue personnel are responding to the location to attempt to locate the missing hikers.
Preliminary information indicates the hikers are experienced and were well equipped for their hike.