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UPDATE: Missing Little White Mountain hiker found

Aaron Rempel was reported missing on Saturday, Aug. 15
Aaron Rempel.

UPDATE: 2:30 p.m.

Aaron Rempel, the 24-year-old hiker who went missing on Saturday, Aug. 15, has been found safe and sound.

Central Okanagan Search and Rescue (COSAR) confirmed the man was found on Monday and will be providing further information soon.

The RCMP thanked COSAR for its tireless efforts during the extensive two-day search.


Kelowna RCMP, Central Okanagan Search and Rescue along with other search and rescue groups are looking for a missing 24-year-old hiker.

Aaron Rempel was reported missing Saturday, Aug. 15, after he became separated from a friend while hiking off of the KVR trail on Little White Mountain, in the area of the Bellevue trestle and Boulderfields.

Rempel is described as:

  • Caucasian
  • 5’6” tall
  • slim build
  • lighter red hair with a beard on his chin.

He was wearing a green T-shirt and may have a green hoodie with “Dublin Ireland” on the front. He also was carrying a blue bicycle helmet that had a Go-Pro camera mounted on it when last seen.

If anyone encountered Aaron REMPEL (see picture below)) hiking in that area this weekend, please contact the Kelowna RCMP at 250-762-3300.

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