Fred Zalokar

  • Found Deceased

About Fred Zalokar's case

According to the National Park Service,

Zalokar was day hiking on Saturday, July 17, 2021, from Happy Isles to the summit of Mount Clark using an off-trail route from Bunnell Point. He did not return to Yosemite Valley as planned and his current whereabouts are unknown.

Please email us at, or call Yosemite National Park Dispatch at 209/379-1992 if:

– You may have seen Mr. Zalokar

– You were hiking off trail between Merced Lake Trail and Illilouette/Merced Pass Trail, north of Red Peak Pass, on Saturday, June 17, or Sunday, July 18, 2021

– You were in the area of Mount Clark or Mount Starr King on July 17 or July 18, 2021. Simply knowing where you went and when you were there may help us focus the search, whether you saw anyone or not.


Zalokar is 61 years old, 6 ft 0 in tall, weighs 150 pounds, and has gray hair and brown eyes

Clothing and equipment includes:

Yellow shirt (in photo)
Khaki shorts
Calf sleeves
Brown “Eastern Sierra” ballcap
Sunglasses (in photo)
Red Mammut Bullet Pack (old/faded)
Black LED headlamp.
He also may be carrying a jacket of unknown type/color.

Zalokar was carrying a family band radio and may be using bank 1/channel 1.

Personal Characteristics

Age / Ethnicity

Gender / Hair / Eyes

Distinguishing Marks

Not Available

Profession / Education

Height / Weight


Not Available


Last Known Location

Investigative Details

  • Foul Play Suspected: Unknown / Undisclosed
  • Suicide Suspected: Unknown / Undisclosed
  • Cause of Death: Undetermined / Unreleased

Significant Dates

  • Reported Missing: Saturday, July 17, 2021 (3 years ago)
  • Date Found: Tuesday, July 20, 2021 (3 years ago)



Administrative Details

Monday, January 8, 2024 (5 months ago)

Missing NPF Public Identification Number (MPID) 10378

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