Hiking

UPDATE: A park ranger finds a 32-year-old woman who was last seen hiking the Appalachian Trail on Christmas Eve

UPDATE 1:45 PM (5/1/2022): Shenandoah National Park is releasing an update on the missing 32-year-old who was last seen hiking the Appalachian Trail on Christmas Eve.

Park services say a ranger found Brittaney Pulley on Tuesday, Jan. 5, and she is safe.

She was last seen hiking north on the McCormick Gap trail on December 24, 2021.


(WFXR) – Shenandoah National Park Services wants people to be on the lookout for a woman who went missing on Christmas Eve.

Park Services say Brittany Pulley, 32, was last seen hiking north on the Appalachian Trail from McCormick Gap on Dec. 24, 2021.

The pulley is 5 feet 8 inches tall; weighs 130 pounds; has black hair and green eyes; and was last seen wearing a black coat, navy beanie and black gloves, officials said.

Park services also says it can be outfitted with a blue/grey Ozark Trail one-person tent, a green Teton 65L backpack, and a WACOOL hydration pack.

If you have information on Pulley’s whereabouts, please call Shenandoah National Park at 540-999-3422 or email [email protected]

Note: Shenandoah National Park Services originally reported the wrong age and misspelled first name for the missing woman. This has since been corrected.