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Hiker’s body found on Front Range

Bill Scanlon
Rocky Mountain News
Vail, CO Colorado

Searchers found the body of a missing hiker Wednesday night north of Red Feather Lakes in Larimer County.

The man appeared to have fallen while climbing through a rough area east of Box Acres and Prairie Divide Road, said Kathy Messick of the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office.

The Larimer County coroner identified the man as Dennis Kasten, 57, of Dover, Fla. He was last seen on Sunday and was hiking alone.

An autopsy will be conducted today to determine the manner and cause of his death.

Search and rescue teams continue to look for another man, who was hiking alone on Palisade Mountain in the Big Thompson Canyon near Drake.

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