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Colorado Climber Missing on Mt. Elbrus

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kyliegrace · · Montrose, Colorado · Joined Oct 2014 · Points: 50

A Colorado officer and National Guardsman is missing in Russia and his family, friends and coworkers are working feverishly to locate him.

Olivia Beare, wife of Steven Beare, said her husband, a Littleton Police Department officer, went missing while climbing Mount Elbrus in Russia between the 18th and the 19th of June.

She said she spoke with her husband Monday night as he continued on his hike up to a camp where small houses are located part of the way up the mountain.

As he continued on his journey, he was out of contact with his wife for several days.

"We know that there was a really bad storm that came in really quick out of nowhere," Beare said. "We're thinking that's when he got lost."

A Russian search party began to search on Sunday during the day, but stopped, according to Beare, who said the climb was her husband's first attempt at a solo assent

You can donate to support search efforts at the link below - even a few dollars will help the family cover costs to try to find him. Please consider sharing this link to spread the word.

There is also a Facebook group you can join and share called Search for Steven at

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