David Nguyen, 57, was reported missing over the weekend near the South Fork Trail, according to authorities.
He was found safe Monday afternoon, according to authorities, and is being treated.
The missing hiker has been found and is alive and well. He was able to walk back down to the trailhead safely.— Rob McMillan (@abc7robmcmillan) March 15, 2022
Search crews say he was able to walk down to the trailhead safely.
His family spoke with Eyewitness News during the search and said Nguyen went on a hike near San Gorgonio Mountain on Saturday but didn't return to the South Fork Trailhead parking lot that night.
His car, however, was found in the parking lot by the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department the next day.
Nguyen's daughter, Jennifer, said he's a retired police officer and an experienced hiker. A hiking group reportedly passed by Nguyen and said he told them he planned to hike in the dark.