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60-year-old hiker missing in Olympic National Park

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Jim Griffin. Photo: National Parks Service Jim Griffin. Photo: National Parks Service
PORT ANGELES, Wash. -

A 60-year-old Washington state man has been missing in Olympic National Park since he went on a day hike on Monday.

Teams of searchers looked for Jim Griffin over the holiday and planned to continue Friday.

Park officials told The Peninsula Daily News (http://is.gd/qSLyZq ) they found a backpack in the Olympic Hot Springs Trail area that belongs to Griffin but no other signs of him.

Park spokeswoman Barb Maynes says friends reported him overdue when he did not arrive at a dinner party on Christmas Eve. His car was found at the Olympic Hot Springs trailhead.

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