Christiaan Wilson

Name: Corrie van Veggel

Nationality: Dutch

Gender: Female

Age: 49

Height: 1.68 m (5.5 feet)

Build: Slim

Region of Trekking: Annapurna

Date Last Seen: 20th February, 2018

Location Last Seen: Mardi Himal Base Camp

 

Missing –

Map showing the area that the person went missing

Due to the nature of maps the exact “pin” position in relation to the missing persons last known location cannot be guaranteed. For any form of exact GPS coordinates contact the search party.


Further information on missing trekker

Corrie van Veggel went missing while on the Mardi Himal Trek in the Annapurna region.

The last known location of Corrie was at Mardi Himal Base Camp on the 20th of February where a photograph of her was taken. It is not known who took it as she was meant to be trekking alone. It is not known where she sent this photo from.Though there is now an update stating she was at Fishtail Lodge High Camp on Feb. 21 at roughly 10:00 am.

Corrie has half long blond hair. She has 2 bigger middle teeth above with a little slit in between. Her clothes are beige coloured trousers, salmon coloured fleece jack, a black raincoat and a cream-coloured cap. Her 35 ltr backpack is in light and dark blue colours.

MissingTrekker.com was contacted on April 2nd

Note: The TIMS FIT (Free Independent Trekker) permit or Corrie has been located which indicates that Corrie had initially made plans to visit Poon Hill/ Annapurna Base Camp. Those trekking in this region should also be on alert for Corrie.

There is also verbal evidence stating she may have tried to take a shortcut from Mardi Himal High Camp to Sidhing.

Her known itinerary:
Permit valid from 12-26 Feb.
13th Feb. Birethani checkpost
13th Feb. Sankar Guesthouse Tikhedhungha
15th Feb. Poon hill
16th Feb. Hot spring Cottage & Restaurant at Jhinu danda
19th Feb.  High Camp? ( “wants to start next day at 05:00 (local time) to continue to be at top at sunrise)
20th (?) Feb Mardi base camp photo sent at 10:58 am (+4:45 = 15.43 local Nepalese time)
No record of Pothana checkpoint

Those that have seen her or have any information should contact:

  • +977 9843273053 (Suraj)
  • +977 9851076159 (Pemba)
  • +977 9851023251 (Kari – Dutch Consulate)

 

 

Other sources of information and photographs of the missing trekker

More information

An article about Corrie from Nepali Times