Rescuers at Gross Reservoir find missing hiker near Winiger Ridge camping area

BOULDER, Colo. - Rescuers found a missing hiker Sunday night at Gross Reservoir.

The Boulder County Sheriff's Office said a man in Ohio called at 7:30 p.m. and reported that his son, Craig Lief, was hiking alone at Gross Reservoir when he called his dad and said he was disoriented and lost.

Deputies tried to call Craig, but were unable to reach him.

Deputies from the Boulder County Sheriff's Office, along with teams from Rocky Mountain Rescue, the Coal Creek Fire Department and Front Range Rescue Dogs responded to the north shore parking area, where Craig’s car was located.

Crews started searching the area and a deputy found Craig uninjured near the Winiger Ridge camping area, on the west side of the reservoir.

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