MISSING HIKER FOUND DECEASED ON MT. WASHINGTON
Released by: Sgt. Nathan Garibay
Occurred: Saturday, July 02, 2016 4:35 PM
Missing Hiker: Brian Robak, 28 yom, Hillsboro, OR
On 07/02/16, combined resources from the Linn County Sheriff’s Office, Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office, Corvallis Mountain Rescue, and Oregon Army National Guard continued searching the area of Mt. Washington for Brian Robak.
This afternoon, during an air search of the mountain utilizing an Oregon Army National Guard helicopter, searchers located Robak’s body. It appears Robak fell a significant distance from near the top of Mt. Washington.
Our thoughts are with Brian’s family and friends and we are saddened by this tragic outcome. The responding agencies would like to thank the Big Lake Youth Camp for their assistance in this search.
There will be no further information released at this time.