Search for missing Eagle County hiker to resume Monday

Officials in Eagle County have been searching for a missing hiker on a hut trip since Friday night.

Officials in Eagle County have been searching for a missing hiker on a hut trip since Friday night.

EAGLE COUNTY, Colo. — More than 50 crew members who have been looking for a missing hiker north of Vail since Friday night have come up empty in their efforts.

The Eagle County Sheriff’s Office said a group of four hikers left Friday morning on a trip to Eiseman Hut. While taking a break, one of the hikers, James McGrogan, continued ahead. When the rest of the group reached the hut, McGrogan was not there.

McGrogan was carrying a large pack with food, water and medical supplies. He also had a sleeping bag, avalanche beacon, GPS and warm clothing.

The search, which includes two helicopters, will resume Monday morning.

If you have information on McGrogan, call the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office at 970-328-8500 or Eagle County Crime Stoppers at 970-328-7007.