Park rangers said Matthew Thoke was found in a location that was difficult for rescuers to see by air and on the ground. He went missing on July 21.
UPDATE 8/9/21 - Matt Thoke's body was found and recovered over the weekend. His body was in a location that was not visible by air and hardly visible on the ground. We are not able to share more details at this time and ask that everyone please respect the family's privacy.— Sequoia & Kings Cyn (@SequoiaKingsNPS) August 9, 2021
Park officials said he was hiking along the High Sierra Trail Between Kaweah Gap and Crescent Meadow when he split from his group.
No further information was immediately available.