David Paul Morrison

Morrison, circa 1998

  • Missing Since 05/25/1998
  • Missing From Yosemite National Park, California
  • Classification Lost/Injured Missing
  • Sex Male
  • Race White
  • Age 28 years old
  • Height and Weight 5'9, 150 - 160 pounds
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description A gray long-sleeved University of California Santa Cruz sweatshirt, a white t-shirt, black sweatpants or faded navy blue shorts, Nike Air sneakers and a black, green and yellow Osprey fanny pack.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Morrison has a birthmark on his right earlobe and a scar on the bridge of his nose.

Details of Disappearance

Morrison was last seen in Little Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park at 7:15 a.m. on May 25, 1998. He disappeared while hiking to Half Dome and has never been heard from again. Few details are available in his case.

Although Morrison is an experienced hiker, he wasn't equipped for an overnight trip at the time of his disappearance; neither was he dressed for the cold, wet weather. He is presumed to have gotten lost or injured in the park.

Investigating Agency

  • National Park Service 888-653-0009

Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated July 24, 2022; picture added.