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Hiker missing on Mt. of the Holy Cross

Daily Staff Report

EAGLE COUNTY ” A search for a lost hiker is underway in the Mount of the Holy Cross area, said Tim Cochrane of the Vail Mountain Rescue Group.

A 31-year-old woman called 911 for help, saying she was lost on the Half Moon Trail that leads to the summit of the 14,000-foot-plus mountain, said Sgt. Alex Iacovetto of the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office.

She said she was not injured, Iacovetto said.

She has good cell phone with rescuers, he said.

She began her hike around 8 a.m. and called 911 around 5:30 p.m., he said.

Iacovetto did not know the woman’s namne or whether she had lost the trail.

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