JACKSON, Wyo. — A body found in Grand Teton National Park is likely that of a Denver man who failed to return from a hike.

Park rangers searching for 21-year-old Rene Dreiling by air spotted a body Sunday evening that matches his description. Dreiling was reported missing on Friday when he didn’t show up for work.

Dreiling was last seen on Wednesday and said he had planned to climb Table Mountain.

Park spokeswoman Denise Germann says rangers spotted the body on the north side of Mount Owen, on a rocky cliff band beneath deep snow fields. She says rangers would recover the body as soon as conditions allowed.

Dreiling was a summer employee of Grand Teton Lodge Co.

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