Hunters missing in Flattops area
October 26, 2010
NEW CASTLE, Colo. – Three hunters remain missing in the Flattops Wilderness Area.
Crews were searching in heavy snow and wind for the hunters Tuesday, the second day of the search.
The three men were reported missing Sunday evening by two other members of their hunting party. The missing hunters failed to return to their camp on Saturday evening and the two other hunters searched all day Sunday looking for them before calling authorities.
Search teams from Garfield, Eagle and Mesa counties are looking for the missing hunters using four-wheelers and snowmobiles.