Date/Time of Release: 03/06/2013 - 10:30
Contact Person: Andrea Zielinski
Contact Number: 541-440-4486
Subject: Missing Person Located
Date/Time of Incident: 03/05/2013 - 18:23
Incident Location: Three Lakes Snow Park - Umpqua National Forest
Case Number: 13-906
Missing/Found: Drummer, Adam / age 32 / Bend, OR
On Tuesday, March 5th, at about 1823 hours, the Sheriff's Office received a report of a missing person in the Three Lakes Snow Park area.
Adam Drummer, along with other friends were cross country skiing from their cabin at Hemlock Butte along ungroomed trails around Mount Bailey. At approximately 1300 hours and a mile from the cabin, Drummer complained of being tired and told the group he was going back to the cabin. The rest of the group continued on their trek with plans to meet Drummer back at the cabin. Upon the groups return Drummer had still not returned.
This morning, Sheriff's deputies and members of the Search and Rescue Snow Cat Team began searching for Adam Drummer. He was located at about 0900 hours by the snow cat team. Adam told searchers that he survived the night by building a snow cave and a small fire. Adam was reported to have no injuries.