A solo hiker from Seattle has been lacking since Wednesday, and an enormous search continued Saturday.
Skilled day hiker, Samantha “Sam” Sayers, 28, had left alone for a hike on the Vesper Peak path at North Cascades in Washington state, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Workplace mentioned.
However she hasn’t been heard from since.
Kevin Dares, her boyfriend, and his siblings informed the Seattle Instances that they’ve spent practically $5,000, stuffing 150 one-gallon plastic baggage with survival objects together with snack bars, socks, a compass and lighter — and planting them within the space in hopes that Sayers will discover them.
Every bag comes with directions, so if Sayers finds them, she may also help the search volunteers discover her.
“Misplaced individual Sam Sayers. Tear off nook of this observe and go away in bag so we will observe you! Keep robust! We love you and everyone seems to be in search of you,” a observe for every bag reads, based on the paper.
Sayers left at eight a.m. Wednesday and was anticipated to verify in with Dares by 6 p.m., Seattle’s Q13 Fox reported.
Fifty volunteers from numerous search and rescue teams, three Ok-9 groups and Snohomish County Helicopter Rescue Group have joined within the large search effort, the Instances reported.
Sam’s mom, Lisa Yax Sayers, is maintaining hope alive with a publish on Fb.
“We aren’t giving up hope and we want you to all keep robust with us,” Lisa wrote. “(P)lease pray that it is going to be the day we get to carry our little lady in our arms.”