Drone joins search for hiker missing in Rocky Mountain National Park for more than a week

The search for a Fort Collins man missing in Rocky Mountain National Park stretched into a fourth day Monday, with rescuers cutting the number of people involved in favor of flying a drone in an effort to expand the search area.

Brian Joseph Perri, 38, was reported missing Thursday, nearly a week after he was scheduled to go hiking on June 30.

Perri sent a photo to a friend of himself on the 13,911-foot summit of Mount Meeker. But he was intending only to go day hiking, and did not have a tent or camping equipment.

Brian Perri

The search over

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