Missing 67-year-old hiker safely rescued from China Creek Trail.

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Blowing Rock Police Department began a search for a missing 67-year-old hiker.

Boone NC Police Department tweeted out that Frank Senady has been located and is uninjured. He was found in a very rugged area well off normal trail areas.

Rescue teams were having difficulties due to terrain and weather and advise that a helicopter extrication is not possible in Pisgah National Fores

Senady was succesfully located and rescued safely from China Creek Trail after hours of a recovery opertaion.

Senady of Charlotte went for a hike on China Creek Trail around noon on Saturday, February 9th. Senady is an experienced hiker who was last seen wearing a red long sleeve shirt, khaki pants, and blue Patagonia hat. 

K9 and many other officials assisted in the search for Senady.