Police appeal for lost Cairngorms walker

Police in Aviemore are appealing for information in relation to the movements of an overdue climber missing in the Cairngorms since Thursday 19th January 2012.

Grant Cunliffe, aged 49, from Skipton in North Yorkshire is believed to have walked into Corrour Bothy in the Larig Ghru pass on Wednesday 18th January, intending to go hillwalking on the Thursday and Friday before returning home. As yet Mr Cunliffe has not returned from his trip and was reported overdue on Saturday 21 January.

Mr Cunliffe is described as 5’10”, slim build, balding, wearing a blue waterproof jacket and black waterproof trousers, carrying a large black rucksack. Any persons who believe that they have met Mr Cunliffe in the Cairngorms since Wednesday 18th January are asked to contact Aviemore Police on 01479 810222.

Mountain Rescue personnel from Cairngorm, Braemar, Aberdeen, RAF Kinloss and RAF Leuchars rescue teams along with Search and Rescue dogs and a Rescue Helicopter from RAF Lossiemouth have been carrying out co-ordinated searches in the Cairngorms during Sunday 22nd and Monday 23rd January.

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