A California mom missing for nearly two weeks in Zion Nationwide Park was discovered alive on Sunday, authorities mentioned.
The Nationwide Parks Service mentioned 38-year-old Holly Suzanne Courtier was reunited together with her household on Sunday after rangers acquired a tip from a customer saying that they had noticed her within the Utah park.
Courtier had final been seen on Oct. 6, getting off a non-public shuttle van at an space resulting in a number of Zion climbing trails. Authorities started trying to find her after she she didn’t present up for her scheduled pickup.
Her household is “overjoyed” that she has been discovered secure.
“We want to thank the rangers and search groups who relentlessly appeared for her day and evening and by no means gave up hope,” the household said in a statement.
“We’re additionally so grateful to the numerous volunteers who have been beneficiant with their time, sources and help. This wouldn’t have been attainable with out the community of people that got here collectively.”
Her daughter, Kailey Chambers, beforehand mentioned Courtier, an skilled hiker, had been touring the nation and visiting nationwide parks since dropping her job as a nanny due to the coronavirus pandemic.