On June 15th, 2005, Michael Allen Ficery went missing while hiking alone near the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir in Yosemite National Park. Following his disappearance, a massive search and rescue operation failed to turn up anything other than his backpack, which was missing several items. Michael has never been heard from again. You can listen to our original episode on Michael here. (https://locationsunknown.podbean.com/e/ep-4-michael-allen-ficery-yosemite-national-park/)
In this episode, we sat down with his sisters Honor Boone & Robin Ficery, discussing a wide range of topics, including who Michael was as a person, details about the search and rescue operation, their theories on what happened, and the use of a medium that correctly predicted previously unknown facts about Michael. Join us this week as we dig deeper into the unsolved disappearance of Michael Allen Ficery. (Note - We did experience a couple of audio issues during the interview - we apologize for that in advance.)
Towards the end of our interview, Honor Boone wanted to emphasize the importance of being prepared before heading out into the backcountry. After Michael went missing, she formed a company called Pack 6 (No longer operating) that helped equip hikers with pre-assembled survival kits. Honor stressed that there are 6 items every hiker should take with them; a Compass, Knife/Multi-tool, Headlamp, Fire starter, Signal Mirror, and Whistle.
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