UPDATE, Thursday, 6:25 a.m. | The missing hiker has not been found and the search will resume at daylight Thursday morning, King County Sheriff’s Det. Jason Stanley says.
ORIGINAL POST | The King County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing hiker and her dogs near Snoqualmie Pass, according to a news release.
Paula Reuter, 21, and her two black and white dogs were hiking in the Mason Lake/Ira Springs Trail area on Monday morning. She was reported as missing at about 7 p.m. on Tuesday, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies and search and rescue teams began searching for the Seattle woman Wednesday morning. As the fog clears, the Sheriff’s Office says it also will search by helicopter.
Reuter’s car was located at the Ira Springs trailhead which also serves the Mason Lake trail, Det. Jason Stanley said in an email. She is described as being a frequent casual hiker.
Reuter is about 5-foot-10, 120 pounds and has brown hair, according to reports. If you have seen the woman or her dogs while hiking in the last three days, call the sheriff’s office at (206) 296-3311.