Snowmobiler dies on Mount Macpherson

A snowmobiler who went missing on Wednesday was found deceased on Thursday.

File photo: The Nordic lodge area on Mount Macpherson. Photo: Revelstoke Mountaineer file photo

A snowmobiler has died following an incident on Mount Macpherson.

Revelstoke RCMP say they got a report of a missing sledder on at around 4:40 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 12.

Revelstoke Search & Rescue looked for the sledder that night, then returned on Thursday, when searchers from Salmon Arm Search & Rescue and Golden Search & Rescue joined them.

The missing man was found dead at around 10 a.m.

“The RCMP and the BC Coroners Service have no further information for release,” said the RCMP in a statement.