Michael Allen Ficery went missing on June 15, 2005. He went on a solo hike in Yosemite National Park at the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir. On his way back, he headed up the Pacific Crest Trail, towards Tiltill Mountain. When he did not return home after his wilderness permit expired on Sunday, June 19, 2005, his family called the park's service on Tuesday, June, 21.
A search was conducted, and his backpack, along with his other belongings, were found near Tiltill Mountain. This prompted a full scale search which included the use of helicopters, dogs teams, and search and rescue teams from at least 5 other counties.
Michael Ficery was never found.
51 years old
Weight: 165 lbs.
Professional Affiliation: FEDERAL / STATE
Foul Play Suspected: Unknown / Undisclosed
Suspected Suicide: Unknown / Undisclosed
Reported missing on June 21, 2005 - 5845 days, 10 hours, 30 minutes ago
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This case file has been assigned the Missing Persons ID 995
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