Crews locate two missing hikers near Rhododendron
UPDATE: Missing hikers Anna and Suki Jung have been found and are safe.
The search is underway for two hikers today after Anna Jung, 71, and Suki Jung, 71, both went missing from their group around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1.
A group of six people were hiking Paradise Park Trail near Kiwanis Camp Road in Rhododendron yesterday, and when they returned to their cars noticed Anna and Suki were missing.
Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Search & Rescue personnel, with help from the Pacific Northwest Search and Rescue, Washington County Sheriff's Office Explorer Post 877, Mountain Wave Search and Rescue and Portland Mountain Rescue are searching the area.
A statement from the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office noted the search has been particularly "challenging" because "the area is made of up of steep terrain, dense forest and many other leading trailheads."
The Post will publish updates to this story as more information becomes available.
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