Missing Missoula hiker found dead in Pattee Canyon

Courtesy Missoula County Sheriff's Office

Officials confirm a missing hiker in Missoula's Pattee Canyon has been found dead.

Michael Kreisberg, 78, was found by a chopper around 4:30 p.m. about 1 mile north of Crazy Canyon. He went missing Tuesday.

No word yet on how he died.

He was hiking with his dog, Misha. We are told the dog is fine and with Kreisberg's wife.

The Missoula County Sheriff’s Office, U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, University of Montana Police, and Two Bear Air helped with the search efforts.

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