Hunter found safe after overnight trek
November 28, 2019
A 73-year-old hunter from Riverton got turned around in what he’d thought was a familiar part of Boundary Gulch last week. Thanks to the combined efforts of the Crook County Sheriff’s Office and Crook County Volunteer Search & Rescue, he was rescued and brought to safety.
When the hunter was finally located on November 19, he had managed to travel five miles from his starting point through treacherous terrain.
The hunter knew the area, having been to Crook County a number of times before. It was, in fact, his level of familiarity with the specific territory he’d disappeared in that m...