Missing hiker found after two nights on Elk Horn Ridge Trail

He has autism and diabetes

Daniel Moung is missing after hiking at Elk Horn Ridge Trail on September 8, 2017. (MSCO)
Daniel Moung is missing after hiking at Elk Horn Ridge Trail on September 8, 2017. (MSCO)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A missing hiker at the Elk Horn Ridge Trail was found on Saturday night after not returning Friday morning as planned.

Daniel Moung, 40, of Salem, was reported missing when he didn’t arrived back at the trail head by Friday afternoon. Local search and rescue respondents found Moung’s tent and and food on Saturday afternoon, but still couldn’t locate him. Then, later on Saturday, they found Moung about a mile from his camp. Marion County Sheriff’s Office said Moung was found on a “steep embankment.”

Rescuers assisted Moung out from the embankment and to safety. Moung was tired and hungry, but the Marion County Sheriff’s Office said he had no other injuries.