Coast Guard and Air National Guard find Skagway hiker alive on Meade Glacier

JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard and Alaska Air National Guard helicopters crews found the Skagway hiker around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday after four unsuccessful attempts since Monday due to dense fog near Meade Glacier in the Tongass National Forest east of Haines.

Coast Guard Makes Third Attempt to Find Missing Hiker on Meade Glacier in Tongass National Forest

JUNEAU, Alaska – A third attempt by an Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter crew in addition to Juneau Mountain Rescue personnel was unsuccessful in finding Kyle Dungan after completing their search Tuesday in the vicinity of Meade Glacier in Tongass National Forest east of Haines.

Coast Guard launches Sitka helicopter crew to rescue hiker from Meade Glacier near Haines

KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard launched an Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew for the search and rescue of an extreme hiker on Meade Glacier in the Tongass National Forest east of Haines Monday.