Authorities Identify Hiker Who Fell Off 100' Cliff @Alta Ski Area

Authorities Identify Hiker Who Fell Off 100' Cliff @Alta Ski Area

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Authorities Identify Hiker Who Fell Off 100' Cliff @Alta Ski Area

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Photo Credit: Emily Allen | Cover Photo: Climbjm

A hiker who lost her footing above a cliff near Cecret Lake at Alta Ski Area has been identified as 21 year-old, Marie Caseiro of New Jersey.

According to KSL.com, Caseiro told friends she was going for a hike after work on Tuesday and when she failed to return, her boyfriend called local authorities. A search was quickly initiated and a helicopter located Caseiro’s body on Wednesday. Reports indicate she likely slipped on snow before falling off a 100 foot cliff to her death.

*Our deepest condolences go out to the victim’s friends and family.

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Find the entire KSL article here: Police ID hiker found above Alta

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