His vehicle was found parked near the Confederate Breastworks at the top of the mountain at the Augusta County-Highland County line. The Staunton News Leader has been following the story.
UPDATED: Sunday, 11/18/2012, at 7:30 p.m. ... from the News Leader:
About 50 searchers Sunday continued the hunt for Staunton man Robert Fitzgerald returning without a trace of the hiker.Temperatures have already dropped to the mid-30s and are expected to drop lower tonight. Prayers for the safe return of Mr. Fitzgerald.
According to Augusta Sheriff’s Department, search crews began early Sunday morning until shortly after 5 p.m.
The 60-year-old hiker hasn’t been heard from since Monday and was reported missing Thursday.