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No sign of hiker after month long search

Posted at 10:01 AM, Sep 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-28 12:01:22-04

EL PASO COUNTY – It’s been a month and there is still no sign of a 20-year-old man missing in the Monument area.

El Paso County Search and Rescue crews continue to vet and investigate tips as they come in relating to the disappearance of Kevin Rudnicki. Large-scale searches have been stopped for the most part and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office said crews are strategically deployed based on information that search and rescue receives.

Kevin Rudnicki
Kevin Rudnicki was reported missing on Sept. 3, 2018 in the Mt. Herman area.

Rudnicki vanished while hiking in the Mt. Herman area on Sunday, Sept. 2. One of his teachers said he was on a trail at 8:45 a.m.

During the first week he was missing, crews of dozens of volunteers combed the area daily searching for any sign of him.

Rudnicki is 5’9 and weighs 140 pounds. He was last seen wearing a green t-shirt, khaki cargo shorts with tan boots and a University of Wyoming baseball cap.

The Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone who is hiking or biking in the area to be aware of the situation and to keep an eye out for him or clues that could help find him.

If anyone has seen him or has any information about his disappearance, call the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office right away at 719-520-7100.