The Missouri man who did not return from a hike on Far Mountain Trail early Thursday, has been found, Alaska State Troopers say.

Logan Holmer was located by search members on a ridge north of Van Curlers Airstrip at 3:50 p.m. Saturday, troopers said in an online dispatch.

Holmer was one of four hikers who started their trip to Far Mountain Trail from the Chena Hot Springs Resort. The group was reported overdue early Thursday morning. Holmer was the only one in his group who did not return, troopers said.

According to troopers, Holmer is in good condition.


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Alaska State Troopers are working with multiple agencies to search for a man who went missing on a hike from the Chena Hot Springs Resort.

Troopers said 26-year-old Logan Holmer, from Missouri, was part of a group of four hikers who were reported overdue from Far Mountain Trail early Thursday morning.

According to an online dispatch, three hikers returned from the trip on their own but Holmer did not. 

In a Facebook post published Friday, Holmer's mother said she believes he is lost and may be finding his way along the Chena River.

"He's an avid, experienced outdoorsman and I have the utmost confidence in his skill and level-headed thinking," she wrote.

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Alaska State Troopers said on Saturday that Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Wilderness Search and Rescue, the Civil Air Patrol, park rangers and PAWS dog search teams are all working to locate Holmer. 


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