Another hiker has gone missing on Longs Peak. Ryan Albert, 30, of New Jersey was last seen leaving Denver on Thursday with plans to climb the mountain. His rental car was found at the trailhead on Friday.

Rocky Mountain National Park Search and Rescue teams started looking for Albert on the mountain Saturday morning after he was reported missing on Friday.

Ryan Albert Rocky Mountain National Park
Ryan Albert. Photo Courtesy: Rocky Mountain National Park.

Severe weather on Longs Peak could impact the search, as below freezing temperatures with strong wind, sleet, and snow will be present throughout much of the weekend.

Longs Peak is one of Colorado’s more dangerous fourteen-thousand foot peaks, with narrow sections of rock scrambling resulting in high exposure and fall risks.

If anyone has been in the Longs Peak area that may have been in contact with Albert, they’re encouraged to call authorities at 970-586-1204.

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