Authorities say 43-year-old Matthew Thoke was walking along the High Sierra Trail between Kaweah Gap and Crescent Meadow on Wednesday afternoon.
He was last seen around 1 pm. Rangers say Thoke split from his group and hiked toward Crescent Meadow when he walked off-trail.
Thoke was carrying a black overnight backpack. He was believed to be wearing bright colored shirt and shorts.
Thoke has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 6 feet tall.
Park officials are asking anyone who hiked along the High Sierra Trail between Wednesday and Thursday to contact them at 888-677-2746 or SEKI_Dispatch@nps.gov.
MISSING HIKER: If you believe you may have seen Matthew Thoke, or if you hiked along the High Sierra Trail between Kaweah Gap and Crescent Meadow between 7/21/21 to today regardless of seeing him, please contact SEKI Dispatch at 888-677-2746 or SEKI_Dispatch@nps.gov. pic.twitter.com/bYmht4SOZv— Sequoia & Kings Cyn (@SequoiaKingsNPS) July 22, 2021