Crews have been looking Monday for a lacking hiker in northern New Hampshire.
Emily Sotelo, 19, of Westford, Massachusetts, was dropped off Sunday morning at a Franconia Notch State Park campground, the New Hampshire Fish and Recreation Division stated. Her mountain climbing route included Mount Lafayette, Haystack, and Flume.
Authorities stated she was not dressed for the cold weather. Greater-elevation temperatures on Sunday have been close to zero. Winds have been at 30-40 mph, making the wind-chill issue within the vary of 30 levels beneath zero.
Searchers began searching for her later Sunday, after she didn’t return. A lot of search-and-rescue groups continued Monday. A Nationwide Guard Blackhawk helicopter additionally took half within the search.
Hikers who might have encountered Sotelo are requested to inform the New Hampshire State Police dispatch.