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Park rangers find body believed to be missing Greene County man

Sep 15, 2020 4:00 pm
Sarah Trafton is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media rescue teams in Rocky Mountain National Park have found a body believed to be that of Steven Grunwald, 24, of Greenville, following a four-day search. Grunwald was reported missing September 10, by a friend; he had not been heard from since August 28. Grunwald’s vehicle was found at the Glacier Gorge Trailhead on September 10. The route he traveled was unknown. The body has not been positively identified; it was found between McHenrys and Powell Peaks, the National Park Service said in a statement. His body was flown to a landing zone in the Wild Basin area of Rocky Mountain National Park and transferred to the Larimer County Coroner’s Office. Larimer County Coroner’s Office will not release positive identification until completion of an autopsy. A cause of death has not been released and the case remains under investigation. Grunwald was an environmental biologist who studied at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse. He was an avid outdoorsman, and once walked 2,200 miles from Canada to Mexico. Read the full story at HudsonValley360 [dot] com.