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Missing Pattee Canyon Hiker Found Dead

Pattee Canyon Trail map. Lolo National Forest.
Lolo National Forest
Pattee Canyon Trail map. Lolo National Forest.

A hiker who went missing in the Pattee Canyon area near Missoula was found dead Wednesday.

According to the Missoulian, the body of Missoula resident Michael Kreisberg was spotted by a helicopter crew north of the Crazy Canyon Trailhead Wednesday evening.

Authorities began searching for the 78-year-old Kreisberg in the area Tuesday night after he was reported missing by his wife.

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