Almost two weeks after the 58-year-old Martin Edward o'connor from Texas was reported missing at the Grand Canyon in the UNITED states, he has been found alive and in good condition.
the Park authorities are reporting that Martin has been missing for 11 days, and that he has lived in sub-zero temperatures and under harsh conditions in the giant chasm of the Grand Canyon in the state of Arizona in the UNITED states.
It writes several media outlets, including NBCNews and People
summer is the Grand Canyon known to be extreme hot. But in the winter months, as you can see in the picture, it can be quite cold. (Photo: Shutterstock)
The 58-year-old Martin Edward OConnor was evacuated from the harsh winter landscape in the Grand Canyon with a rescue helicopter at approx. 10 on the morning of Thursday. It happened after some other hikers already on Wednesday in the area had observed him at the western terminus of the New Hance Trail. This trail will become of the park-the authorities described as one of the most difficult trails in the South Rim in the Grand Canyon.
Martin Edward was reported missing on 22. december and was last seen at the Yavapai Lodge, which is located in Grand Canyon Village.
Talskvinden Lily Daniels from the Grand Canyon National Park explained that it is unknown whether Martin Edward have been present in the Grand Canyon-the gap in each of the 11 days. She also can not explain, how the 58-year-old man ended up in the inaccessible and rugged area in the South Rim.
- When he was found, he had very limited resources, and our rescue teams were very surprised at how well he had fared in the harsh conditions, tells Lily Daniels, and adds:
- We are very happy that we now are able to reunite Martin Edward with his family. It is a good ending to it all.
The rugged area South Rim, which is located deep inside the Grand Canyon. (Photo: Shutterstock)
Martin Edward was found safe and sound and is now reunited with his family. (Photo: National Park service)