The man had been missing since Monday after separating from his partner while descending from the Muir Snowfield.
The body of a missing snowshoer was recovered Tuesday morning from Mount Rainier National Park.
The man’s body was found at about the 4,500-foot level in the Nisqually drainage below Paradise, according a news release. He had been missing since Monday after separating from his partner while descending from the Muir Snowfield.
A search was launched around 7 p.m. Monday and continued for about two and a half hours, according to thenews release. The search resumed Tuesday morning.
The Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office will identify the victim and determine cause and manner of death.
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