Her household informed CNN they had been overjoyed that she had been discovered secure.
“We wish thank the rangers and search groups who relentlessly seemed for her day and night time and by no means gave up hope. We’re additionally so grateful to the numerous volunteers who had been beneficiant with their time, sources and help.
“This would not have been doable with out the community of people that got here collectively,” the Chambers-Courtier household mentioned in a press release.
“We’re all simply overwhelmed and grateful,” household pal Kelley Kaufman informed CNN.
Courtier was final seen getting off a shuttle van on the Grotto space cease that results in a number of Zion mountaineering trails, based on the Nationwide Park Service.
Courtier’s daughter Kailey Chambers had appealed for assist from different hikers to search out her mom.
“It is getting crucial — we simply do not understand how a lot meals she introduced, how a lot it can final,” Chambers mentioned Saturday. However she mentioned her mom was a match, skilled hiker and a fighter who may survive for greater than every week open air in all of Zion’s rugged glory.
“If I may say something to her, I might say simply preserve preventing,” Chambers mentioned.