UPDATE: Missing 17-year old PCT hiker FOUND!!!

Jackson County Sheriff's Office

JCSO / Klamath County Search and Rescue and an ODF Helitack crew located Elijah Manns this afternoon and he has been reunited with his father. 

Thanks to ODF Southwest Oregon District helitack type 3 helicopter for locating Elijah. The crew of five firefighters plus a pilot typically get dropped off at fires in remote locations and help with recon missions. Today they assisted with the Search and Rescue mission. Overall we had 10 JCSO SAR volunteers and 4+ from Klamath County SAR doing both ground and mounted (horseback) searches.


ORIGINAL POST: MISSING 17-YEAR OLD hiking through on PCT trail north from Mexico to Canada. Elijah Manns was last seen by his father hiking North at Brown Mountain shelter in Southern Oregon with instructions to meet up at HWY 140 in the Fish Lake Area. Elijah has been missing for over 24 hours.

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