Update: Missing Hiker Lost in Shenandoah National Park Has Been Found

Update: January 5 at 4 pm

Shenandoah National Park officials announced today that Britney Pulley has been located and is safe. Rangers made contact with Pulley at around 12:30pm.

Original Report: January 4

Officials are searching for a missing hiker, last seen on Christmas eve in Virginia’s Shenandoah National Park. Britney N. Pulley, 33, was last spotted hiking north on the Appalachian Trail from McCormick Gap, which is located at milepost 102 of Skyline Drive. 

Ms. Pulley weighs roughly 130 pounds and is 5’8” in height. She has green eyes, and currently has shoulder-length black hair. She is believed to be wearing a black coat, navy beanie, and black gloves. Officials also believe she may be carrying a blue/gray Ozark Trail 1-person tent, a green Teton 65L backpack, and a WACOOL hydration pack. 

The National Park Service is urging anyone who believes they may have seen Ms. Pulley or has any information on her disappearance, to please contact Shenandoah National Park at 540-999-3422 or email [email protected].

Photo distributed by Shenandoah National Park

Cover Photo: Photo of Britney Pulley overlayed on the Shenandoah Mountains

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