UPDATE LOCATED – Rocky Mountain House RCMP Search for Missing Hiker

Rocky Mountain House, Alberta – Search and Rescue and the Rocky Mountain RCMP have located Keith Morris alive and well near Siffleur Falls.

Morris had lost his bearings during his hike and was not able to locate his vehicle. Mr. Morris did not sustain any injuries but is being assessed by Emergency Medical Services as a precaution.

Police are extremely pleased with this outcome and would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone of the potential dangers of remote outdoor activity in cold temperatures. Always ensure before heading out that you are well prepared, someone knows where you are going, you are dressed for the weather and check for adverse weather conditions.

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December 13, 2020

Rocky Mountain House RCMP Search for Missing Hiker

Rocky Mountain House, Alta. – The Rocky Mountain House RCMP are currently searching for a missing hiker who was last seen yesterday morning.

At 11am on December 12th, 45 year old Keith Morris told his parents that he was going for a hike or a cross country ski west of Nordegg and that he would return by 3pm. Keith did not return and has not been heard from since his departure. Morris and his family are not from the area and were staying at a cabin in Nordegg.

Morris was last seen leaving the cabin in a silver 2007 Toyota Corolla with an Alberta licence plate of BYW161. He was wearing winter clothing including a black puffy jacket and a black and grey toque. He is described as caucasian, 5’10” tall, slender build with brown hair.

A coordinated search between Rocky Mountain House RCMP, neighbouring RCMP detachments and Search and Rescue is underway.

Given the extreme cold temperatures last night and today the RCMP is very concerned about Keith Morris’s wellbeing. If you have any information that could assist the RCMP in locating Morris please contact the Rocky Mountain RCMP at 403-845-2881.

Rocky Mountain House RCMP

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