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Carl Landers was last seen on May 25, 1999, near Lake Helen. He was going to climb to the summit of Mount Shasta. Landers was on a quest to climb the highest peak in every California county. Carl Landers planned to climb the snowcapped 14,162-foot volcanic peak with two fellow Orinda residents. He disappeared after he complained of feeling poorly and left Camp 50-50, elevation 9,400 feet, where he and two climbing partners spent the night before their planned climb, without his partners to get a head start. Landers is a former Orinda school board member. The California Highway Patrol, the National Guard and more than 50 volunteers combed the southwestern region of the peak trying to locate him.
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Siskiyou County Sheriffs Department
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