Carbon County searchers receive report of possible sighting of missing hiker

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An undated image provided by Red Lodge Fire and Rescue shows Tatum Morell on a hike. The picture was not taken on the Beartooth Mountain hiking trip that Morell began earlier this month and did not return from. 

Photo Courtesy Red Lodge Fire Rescue Mike Kordenbrock

Red Lodge Search and Rescue has received a report of a Friday, July 2, sighting of a lone female hiker matching the description of Tatum Morell, the 23-year-old woman who remains missing and is presumed dead after she failed to return from a hiking trip in the Beartooth Mountains earlier this month.

The sighting falls on the day search and rescuers believe Morell set out from her Shadow Lake campsite and did not return. 

Anyone with information about the person, who was seen in the area of Spirit Mountain in the Beartooth Mountains, is asked to call the Carbon County Sheriff’s Office at 406-446-1234.

At this point search and rescue is still gathering information on the possible sighting of Morell and depending on what else

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