Côte-Nord: a hiker who was missing found safe and sound

Côte-Nord: une randonneuse qui manquait à l’appel retrouvée saine et sauve

A hiker who was missing since Wednesday noon in the réserve faunique de Port-Cartier–Sept-Îles on the North Shore has been found safe and sound Thursday.

The Sûreté du Québec had conducted intensive research to find the woman of sixty years who was lost in the réserve faunique de Port-Cartier–Sept-Îles, on the North Shore.

Wednesday lunchtime, a group of three hikers walking around a hiking trail to the wildlife reserve. One of these three people, a sexagenarian, was close to the other for a few moments, but was never returned.

“The two remaining people have tried to locate it, but have not been able to find it. We were therefore contacted to 16h and, since that time, a search operation is ongoing,” said sergeant Jean-Raphaël Drolet, of the Sûreté du Québec (SQ), which specified that the research be continued during the night.

Close to a cliff

The police operation concentrated near the path Of the Mountain, in the area of Walker lake. A sector, which lies near a steep cliff.

More than a dozen patrol officers, police officers specialized in rescue, mountain BIKING and research partners have been put to work to find the lady in question.

– With the collaboration of TVA Nouvelles

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