Matthew Greene of Bethlehem missing in California

Went to Mammoth Lakes to hike, camp and climb mountains

Author: , WFMZ.com Reporter, RKraft@wfmz.com
Published: Aug 01 2013 05:02:35 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 01 2013 04:36:00 PM EDT
Matthew Greene missing in California

A 39-year-old Bethlehem man is missing in the area of Mammoth Lakes, CA.

Matthew Greene arrived in Mammoth Lakes around June 27 to hike, camp, and climb peaks in the Eastern Sierra. According to his family and friends, Greene is an avid hiker, as well as a rock and ice climber.

According to his family, Greene, a Nazareth High school math teacher, usually goes on a trip every summer.

The Mammoth Lakes Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance to locate Greene.

On Monday, a missing persons report was taken on Greene.

The last known person to have contact with Greene talked to him on July 16.

He was camping at Shady Rest Campground while his vehicle was being repaired at a local shop. He has not returned to Shady Rest Campground or picked up his car from the repair shop.

Greene is  5’11”,  weighs 155 pounds, with brownish-blonde short hair.

It is believed that he may have gotten a ride from someone to a remote area to hike or climb.

The Mono County Search and Rescue Team has been notified, but without a last known location, the team cannot initiate a search.

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Greene is requested to contact the Mammoth Lakes Police Department at 760-934-2011 or the Mono County Sheriff’s Office at 760-932-6549 X7.