HALEYVILLE, Ala. — The missing hikers have been located and are safe, according to a family member.
Tony Pendleton, the son of one of the hikers sent a message announcing it to the Sipsey Wilderness Hiking Club on social media.
Authorities are searching for two hikers who have been missing in the Sipsey Wilderness since Friday.
Around 4:30 p.m. they contacted the sheriff’s department saying they were lost.
Authorities instructed them to remain where they were. They were believed to be last located at the GPS coordinates: 34.312439, -87.434252.
A search was conducted in the area but the two women were not found.
The hiker’s phones eventually lost power and have not been able to make more calls.
Hike Alabama also posted on social media asking for help finding the two missing hikers.
We are asking for your help in locating 2 hikers who have been missing in the Sipsey Wilderness since Friday. @spann
— Hike Alabama (@hikealabama) November 17, 2019
Anyone with any information is asked to contact authorities.