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Search For Missing Hiker Josh Hall & Dog Continues

BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) - Search and rescue teams braced strong wind gusts on Saturday as they continued their search for a missing hiker. Josh Hall, 27, was reported as overdue on Feb. 3 at around 6 p.m.

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Josh Hall and Happy (credit: Boulder County)

Hall, from Arvada, was hiking near Nederland that morning with his dog. The Boulder County Sheriff's Office found his vehicle at the Hessie Trailhead later that evening.

A cell phone ping put his phone near the Devil's Thumb Trail/Diamond Lake cut-off around noon.

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Hall is described as 6-feet-4-inches tall and approximately 200 lbs. He was last seen wearing a green jacket, dark hat and a grey/green backpack. The dog's name is Happy.

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Officials say rescuers deployed on skis, snowshoes, and snowmobiles -- and covered a large area of terrain.

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(credit: Boulder County)

If you see Hall and/or Happy, you're asked to call Boulder County Sheriff's Office at (303) 441-4444.

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