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grannyhiker
2009-04-30, 18:59
I didn't see this posted here; I hope someone hasn't already posted!

Brief summary:
Name: Ken Knight
Height: 5'4"
Weight: 180-200 lb
Point Last Seen: Punchbowl Mountain on the Appalachian Trail in VA
Time Last Seen: Sunday, April 26, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Unique Characteristics: wearing a dry-bag style backpack with a bright orange packbag, ***hiker is vision-impaired.***

If you have info, please contact: publisher@backpackinglight.com.

For lots more info, including photos and latest status of the search:
http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/missing_hiker_alert.html

Posts have already gone to White Blaze and other forums, but I didn't find one here.

Thank you!

grannyhiker
2009-05-02, 19:14
Per Ryan Jordan's Twitter (he's on the scene), Ken has been found alive! Praise God from whom all blessings flow!

Details, when available, here: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=20748&skip_to_post=166265#166265

Saint Alfonzo
2009-05-02, 20:30
Now thats good news...

Bulldawg
2009-05-02, 22:24
I'm at Skyland right now, where did they find him??

Bilge Rat
2009-05-02, 22:39
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-ap-va-missingappalachia,0,6599856.story