Mr. Escalante's body was found 11,600' in elevation, south of the Whitney trail, in a chute that is facing north. Once more details pertaining to where his body was found have been released, Missing NPF will add/map his "Found Location"
Saulo Sifuentes Escalante, 36, of Conroe was reported missing on Sunday, April 18, 2021, when he failed to return from a Thursday day hike to the peak in the Sierra Nevada, according to a statement from the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office.
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36 years old
Classification: DAY/NIGHT HIKER
Foul Play Suspected: No
Suspected Suicide: No
Cause of Death: Accident - Fall
Reported missing on April 18, 2021 - 780 days, 1 hours, 8 minutes ago
Found on April 20, 2021 - 778 days, 1 hours, 8 minutes ago
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Apr 22, 2021 at 08:33
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Apr 22, 2021 at 10:45
This case file has been assigned the Missing Persons ID 3929
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Judaea RojoJuly 12, 2021 at 5:12 pm
4/20/21 Update: Escalante’s body has been recovered from Mount Whitney. More here: https://sierrawave.net/missing-hiker-on-mt-whitney-found-deceased-by-inyo-county-search-and-rescue/