Woman missing in mountains

February 2, 2009 8:05:18 AM PST
Searchers near Asheville are looking for a woman missing in the Pisgah National Forest.The 22-year-old was supposed to return from a hike Sunday evening at 6 p.m., but never made it.

Rescue crews have been searching trails from a command post on Turkey Pen Gap Trail near Etowah, about 20 miles south of Asheville. Adam Justice with the Henderson County Rescue Squad said squads would be working out of the same post Monday.

The missing woman's name hasn't been released.


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