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Missing CA - Bob Gregory, missing hiker on Mount Islip loop trail, Angeles NF; Jan 2023

Nitty Gritty

Hangin' Out
Bob Gregory went missing 3 days after Julian Sands on Mount Baldy, and JS is taking all the media attention. Monday January 16.

News story covers the bases. Seems like BG was very experienced (comparable terrain). The hike is rated Moderate. 6.5 miles total. He left a map with his family.


Cabin Fever

I really feel for this family. They seem so lovely and humble: they are in a totally different universe than Julian Sands (also missing).

But I'm reading AllTrails comments and looking at the photos.... The Windy Gap trail was missing chunks as of last November. I guess, washed out, rock fall, etc. That could easily mess with route-finding.... And then there's all that snow on top.

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