North American Missing Persons Network
Michael Allen Ficery

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Above Image: Ficery, circa 2005

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: June 15, 2005 Yosemite, California.
  • Classification: Missing
  • Age: 51
  • Date of Birth: March 30, 1954
  • Height: 5'10"
  • Weight: 165 lbs
  • Hair Color: Gray
  • Gender: Male
  • Clothing: He often hikes in a T-shirt with the
    sleeves ripped-off and a torn pink scarf.

  • Details of Disappearance
    Michael was an experienced hiker. He was hiking alone & according to the park Ranger with the Yosemite National Park at the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir he was following a trail that goes around the north end of the reservoir, and then changed plans and headed up to the Pacific Crest Trail.
    When Ficery did not return home after his wilderness permit expired on Sunday. A search was initiated on Tuesday when his family called the park service and Wednesday his His backpack with a missing a topographical map, a camera and a bottle of water, was found near Tilltill Mountain, which prompted a full-scale search.
    They used helicopters, dog teams, at least 5 other counties search and rescue teams, including the Tuolumne County team.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Hetch Hetchy Ranger Station
    (209) 379-1928

    Source Information
    My Mother Lode June 24
    Auburn Journal
    My Mother Lode June 28
    Union Democrat
    Missing California