Great concern for Julian Sands. Julian Sands has been missing for almost a week. He hasn’t returned from a hike.
British actor Julian Sands is missing. The 65-year-old left northeast of Los Angeles on a trip to the Mount Baldy area last Friday and did not return, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Office told various US media.
Rescue teams were looking for Sands, but had to stop on January 14 due to bad weather and the risk of avalanches, reports “CBS News” and CNN. Drones were currently searching for him. Further details are not known.
Severe winter storms in California
In California, there were weeks of severe winter storms with snow, landslides, mudslides and flooding. The sheriff’s office recently warned against hiking Mount Baldy. The mountain is officially called Mount San Antonio, belongs to the San Gabriel mountain range and is almost 3,070 meters high.
“The conditions are adverse and extremely dangerous. Because of the strong winds, the snow has turned to ice, making hiking extremely dangerous,” it said. Even experienced hikers have been advised not to venture into the area. Two hikers have died in the area in the past four weeks.
Sands lives near Hollywood and, according to media reports, is an avid mountain hiker. In his decades-long career, in addition to “A Room With a View”, he has appeared in films and series such as “Naked Lunch”, “Warlock”, “Snakehead”, “The Killing Fields”, “Leaving Las Vegas”, “Arachnophobia”, “Smallville”, “24” or “What/If”.