RCMP located the bodies of two missing men who were hiking in the Rocky Mountains.
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RCMP, along with Search and Rescue (SAR), assisted with a ground and air search.
SAR said Thursday at 7 p.m. they found both hikers dead at the bottom of a ridge at Mount Coulthard. Long Line Helicopter from Fernie, B.C., flew in and recovered the bodies of Jonah Swen and Greg Gaudette.
“This is considered a horrible tragedy and accident, there is nothing suspicious at this time,” Cpl. Gina Slaney said.
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Police said in a statement Friday that they would like to thank the volunteers and family who assisted in the search.
Alberta Conservation, Alberta Forestry, Alberta Parks, Southern Alberta Regional Search and Rescue, Lethbridge Search and Rescue, BC Search and Rescue and Ascent Helicopters were also involved in the search and recovery.
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