Missing hiker's body recovered on Aasgard Pass

Officials have recovered the body of a hiker that went missing on Aasgard Pass June 5.

24-year-old Qi He was glissading down the snow with coworkers at Aasgard Pass in the Cascades when he slid over the edge of a waterfall hole and into rushing water.

After an initial search party in early June, efforts were called off due to the hard snowpack. The team planned to begin searching again Saturday morning.

Chelan County Mountain Rescue found He’s body under snowpack near Colchuck Lake in the Enchantment Wilderness.

He was a Chinese citizen who was a student in the Seattle-area.

Copyright 2016 KING


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