Missing hikers at Battleship Rock

Two missing adult males, father and son.  Planned for picnic and 3-hour hike at Battleship Rock near Jemez Springs, NM.  Wife/mom called sheriff when party was overdue and had not returned. Mission initiated on the evening of Aug 28

One member of party was found safely and evacuated the afternoon of Aug 29.  Second subject was found deceased on the morning of Aug 30.   

Atalaya S&R members Bill Donahue and Karl Smith responded during Operational Period 2, on Aug 29.  Karl provided technical-rescue assistance to La Cueva Fire Department.  ASAR members Karl Smith and Aaron Lovato responded during Operational Period 3, overnight on Aug 29 to Aug 30.

Atalay Search and Rescue sends condolences to the family of the deceased.

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