University of Washington professor San Dubal has been missing since Oct. 11.
The search for a University of Washington anthropology professor who went missing while hiking in Mt. Rainier National Park has resumed after a snowstorm in the area halted efforts to locate and rescue him, officials said.
Sam Dubal, 33, was reported missing on Oct. 11 when he failed to return home from the hiking trip, according to the National Parks Service.
The search resumed on Sunday after officials had scaled back rescue efforts on Friday due to a storm that blanketed the wilderness area in snow and because rescuers had turned up no signs to narrow down the professor’s whereabouts.
“Searchers have spent long hours scouring the area and not locating Dr. Dubal is heavy on our hearts,” Chip Jenkins, the park’s superintendent, said in a statement. “We continue