Gregory James Muck

  • Found Deceased

About Gregory James Muck's case

Gregory Muck planned to hike Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks on August 10, 2014 and return home on August 17. Muck planned to hike from the Road’s End area of Kings Canyon, hiking along Gardiner Basin via Gardiner Pass. Afterwards, he had planned to hike from Gardiner Creek to Woods Creek, and return to the Road’s End area in Cedar Grove by August 17. However, when he failed to return home on August 18, his wife reported him missing.

On August 20, 2014, Muck’s body was found 12,000 feet in elevation northwest of Mount Gardiner. Park officials reported that he died from a fall.

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Investigative Details

  • Foul Play Suspected: No
  • Suicide Suspected: No
  • Cause of Death: Undetermined / Unreleased

Significant Dates

  • Reported Missing: Monday, August 18, 2014 (10 years ago)
  • Date Found: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 (10 years ago)

Administrative Details

Monday, January 8, 2024 (7 months ago)

Missing NPF Public Identification Number (MPID) 9971

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