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Missing Glacier National Park climber found deceased

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Adam Fuselier
Posted at 3:46 PM, Sep 01, 2023

GLACIER NATIONAL PARK — A missing hiker from Colorado reported missing in Glacier National Park earlier this week has been found deceased.

Glacier National Park officials say Adam Fuselier, 32, from Castle Pines, Colorado was found by National Park Service ground searchers at approximately 11:00 a.m. Friday.

The cause of his death is still under investigation.

The family last heard from Fuselier on Tuesday afternoon. Rangers were alerted on Wednesday morning that he was overdue from his Reynolds Mountain climb. Rangers located his vehicle at Logan Pass later that day.

Adam Fuselier Missing GNP
Adam Fuselier

The ground search for Fuselier began on Wednesday, August 30 in rainy, windy, and foggy conditions.

Two Bear Air joined the search on Thursday as the weather improved. Friday morning, a USFS helicopter joined air search operations, with an additional 50 searchers, a dog team, and two helicopters deployed for the search.

Missing Glacier Park Climber Map

The park and Fuselier’s family would like to thank visitors for calls to the tip line that directly contributed to finding Fuselier’s remains. Credible tips from hikers who had contact with Fuselier helped narrow the search area.

Fuselier's body was transported from Reynolds Mountain to West Glacier by a US Forest Service helicopter based out of the Hungry Horse Ranger District.

Reynolds Mountain

Glacier National Park officials and Fuselier’s family would like to thank the following for their assistance: North Valley Search and Rescue, Flathead County Search and Rescue, US Forest Service, Flathead County Sheriff’s Department, Two Bear Air Rescue, NPS staff and members of the public who provided tips. Although this was not the desired outcome, the conclusion of the search was brought about in a more timely manner because of the efforts of all who contributed.