UPDATE: Missing hiker 'safe and warm' in a private cabin, troopers say

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WILLOW, Alaska (KTUU) - 10:30 a.m. Update:

According to authorities who were conducting the search for a missing Anchorage hiker, the man has been located and is safe.

"Apparently he is safe, warm and dry at a private cabin," said Megan Peters, spokesperson with the Alaska State Troopers.

The man, who had not been identified by authorities, was "waiting to be picked up," Peters said.

Peters said she did not have every detail on the story yet.

This is a developing story and will be updated with further information.

Original Story:

Troopers say they will begin the search efforts at the first sunrise on Monday, for a man that had been reported missing on Sunday night.

The hiker was first noticed to be overdue at around 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 29. At that point, officers with Alaska State Troopers, as well as members of the Mat-SAR rescue group, were dispatched to the hiker's last known location.

The hiker, who was not named but was described as a 67 year old man from Anchorage, was last known to be near the Nancy Lake Recreational Park in Willow.

Troopers say the man had been hiking earlier in the day, and then got lost after sunset.

Search efforts were suspended around 5 a.m. on Monday morning, but troopers say they will continue after sunrise.