Body of Olympic National Park climber found by rescue team

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles!

National Park Service officials said late Wednesday that the body of a climber who went missing Monday night in Olympic National Park has been found.

Sean Allen, 38, of Port Angeles, was found by rescuers using a helicopter to locate the man, whose body was at the southern end of Mounty Mystery, approaching Del Monte Ridge, park officials said in a written statement.

His body has been transferred to the Jefferson County coroner, who will determine the cause and date of death, KOMO-TV reported.

Allen got a wilderness permit from July 16-18 and was traveling the route from Royal Basin to Home Lake alone. His route included climbing attempts at Mount Mystery, Hall Foss Peak and Little Mystery.

MISSING HIKER FOUND DEAD AT UTAH CANYONLANDS NATIONAL PARK

A mountaineer from Washington died Monday in Olympic National Park.

COLORADO RESIDENTS TRANSPORTED BY AIR FROM ROCKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK

Allen was seen carrying a green Osprey backpack, ice ax and crampons and using a green Nemo tent. He was likely wearing black, officials said. Allen was reported missing after he failed to return from the hiking excursion.

Search and rescue teams were hiking during the search on Tuesday, while the National Park Service used a helicopter.

THE TOP 5 HIKING CITIES IN AMERICA, ACCORDING TO A NEW ANALYSIS

Search teams from Olympic National Park and Olympic Mountain Rescue were on the ground Wednesday covering routes from the Upper Dungeness Trail and around Royal Basin, officials said.