Missing hiker found after spending night in Lake Tahoe backcountry | NevadaAppeal.com

Missing hiker found after spending night in Lake Tahoe backcountry

A man has been reunited with his family after spending a night in the Lake Tahoe backcountry — the second successful search and rescue mission this weekend.

The first concerned a missing hiker on the Tahoe Rim Trail. According to the Washoe County Sheriff's Office Hasty Team, the overdue hiker was located Saturday afternoon with help from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.

The hiker was found safe and healthy, according to the sheriff's office.