Police looking for missing Alta man

Posted at 2:41 PM, May 25, 2012
and last updated 2012-05-25 16:41:13-04

LITTLE COTTONWOOD CANYON – Police are searching for an Alta man who has been missing since Monday afternoon.

48-year-old Corry Ehlers is an avid hiker who told his girlfriend he was going for a hike in Little Cottonwood Canyon on Monday.

Police say Ehlers left his cell phone and car behind at a condo he was supposed to be moving out of on Monday. They found that car and another one belonging to him in Sandy, both filled with his belongings.

A search team of helicopters, ski patrol, rescue dogs and ATVs has combed the mountainside near Little Cottonwood Canyon.

Anyone with information about Ehlers or his whereabouts is asked to contact the Unified Police Dept.