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North Vancouver police, rescue crews search for missing hiker

Last Updated Jul 1, 2021 at 9:59 pm PDT

(Courtesy North Vancouver RCMP)

NORTH VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — North Shore Rescue and the North Vancouver RCMP are searching for a missing hiker whose car was found near Grouse Mountain.

Howard Moore, 74, was reported missing by a friend Tuesday. According to a statement from police, that friend last saw Moore on Friday. Moore’s plans for the weekend included a hike on Grouse Mountain.

“North Vancouver RCMP frontline members searched for Mr. Moore’s vehicle and located it in the parking lot at Grouse Mountain. A note had been left in the window of the vehicle that read, ‘Gone to Skyline Trail, 27 June,’ according to a statement from Mounties.

“We are very concerned for his wellbeing, particularly due to the incredibly hot weather these past few days.”

Moore is described as a white man with light brown hair, and a medium build.

Anyone who sees Moore is urged to call 911.