UPDATE: This hiker was found on Wednesday morning and is in good condition. They have been reunited with their family.

A hiker was reported missing on Blodgett Peak Tuesday evening, police said.

Colorado Springs Police received a call around 7:50 from a person who said their father, David Jolly, was lost on Blodgett Peak, west of northern Colorado Springs.

The caller said Jolly went for a hike around noon and was lost on Blodgett Peak. Colorado Springs Fire Department and El Paso County search and rescue joined to search for the man. Communication with the Jolly was lost around midnight. Crews stopped search efforts around 1:35 a.m. and planned to restart at 7 a.m. Wednesday.

The hiker is described as a 66-year-old white male wearing a red plaid shirt with jeans, white shoes. He is 6-feet and thin with a gray beard.

OTC Editor's Note: Though Blodgett Peak is relatively close to the city of Colorado Springs, the trail is quite rugged. Navigating to the top is a strenuous endeavor and route finding can be problematic. The trail to the summit is 3.4 miles with 2,145 feet of elevation gain.

See a map of where Blodgett Peak is located below.




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