Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance
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.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Hetch Hetchy Ranger Station
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