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Searchers look for missing Colorado hiker

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BUENA VISTA, Colo. (AP) - The Latest on the search for a missing hiker in Colorado's Collegiate Peaks (all times local):
  
3 p.m.
  
Searchers are looking for a man who reportedly climbed a 14,000 foot (4,267 meter) mountain in the Collegiate Peaks on Saturday but failed to return home.
  
The Chaffee County Sheriff's Office says 36-year-old Sheui Pako of Silverthorne was reported missing early Sunday morning by a caller who said he had climbed Mount Missouri the day before. He was supposed to return to Silverthorne Saturday afternoon.
  
An extensive air and ground search on Sunday failed to turn up any sign of him.
  
The sheriff's office said that search and rescue teams continued to search for him Monday despite snow but said it didn't want more volunteers joining them because of the hazardous weather.
  
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8:10 a.m.
  
A hiker who climbed a 14,000 foot (4,267 meter) mountain in the Collegiate Peaks on Saturday has been reported missing after failing to return home.
  
The Chaffee County Sheriff's Office says an extensive air and ground search on Mount Missouri Sunday failed to turn up any sign of 36-year-old Sheui Pako of Silverthorne.  Teams from three search and rescue organizations and Air National Guard and Flight for Life helicopters were among those looking for him.
  
It's not clear if the search will resume Monday because of snow.

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