The young man was to return Sunday evening.
A 19-year-old hiker is missing in the mountains, in the Cauterets sector, a village in the Hautes-Pyrénées, explains France Bleu.
The alert was given on Sunday.
“An investigation is open and we continued the search on Monday,” an officer from the PGHM told La Dépêche.
“But we can't say much more at the moment.
We are having a hard time reaching his family.
“Adds an officer for France 3.
“There is now an emergency”
The young man left alone and had to return to Cauterets after his walk.
The alert was given on Sunday evening.
The missing person remained unreachable on Monday evening.
On a mission with the PGHM, high mountain rescuers
A meeting of the specialized mountain rescue unit was held to determine the best strategy to apply to find the hiker.
According to France 3, "there is now an emergency".