The body of a 21-year-old young woman was found on Sunday March 26 by the gendarmerie in the Gourette sector, in the Pyrenees, indicates France Bleu.
The hiker, who left alone on Saturday, was missing.
According to our colleagues, she wanted to take a shortcut and fell after entering steep terrain.
Worried about not having any news, friends of the young woman gave the alert on Saturday evening.
Air and ground reconnaissance operations were immediately carried out in the area.
Mountain dog teams, supported by a helicopter and drones, first crisscrossed the area.
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The high mountain gendarmerie platoon then took over and finally found the body of the victim on Sunday.
The Pau prosecution indicates that it is most likely an accident and that the young woman would have fallen ten meters.
According to France Bleu, she had been working at the Gourette holiday center for a fortnight and her parents are from Gironde.