Bushwalker found after 14 hours missing in Blue Mountains

UPDATE @ 10.00AM: Police have found a bushwalker who spent over 12 hours missing in the Blue Mountains.

The man called Tiple Zero around 6.30pm last night to say he was lost in Wentworth Falls, sparking a major search.

Thankfully, crews managed to track the man down  at Wentworth Pass about 8.40am today.


The man is currently being assessed by NSW Ambulance Paramedics and is believed to have an ankle injury and hypothermia.

EARLIER: A search has resumed for a bushwalker missing in the New South Wales Blue Mountains.

A man dialled triple zero at 6:30pm on Thursday night to tell them he had lost his way while bushwalking in Wentworth Falls.

The man, who gave his age as 32, told the operator he had started walking from the Conservation Hut area about midday.

The man told the operator he had no food, water or camping equipment.

Officers from Police Rescue and Blue Mountains Local Area Command starting looking, they were still out there at 12:30am.

A ground and aerial search recommenced at 7:00am.

The identity of the man has not been confirmed.