Goffredo Bondanelli

Police in Lochaber are appealing for assistance to trace missing hillwalker Goffredo Bondanelli, who was recently in the Lochaber area, but has not been seen since May 3rd 2016.

Goffredo Bondanelli 1The 56-year-old German national was last seen in Fort William on 3rd May boarding a train to Lochaillort, prior to undertaking a five day (76km) walk between Lochaillort and Glenfinnan; with plans to return to Glenfinnan on the 8th May.

Mr Bondanelli would have been camping out on hills and Corbetts during this five day period including Coire na Cnamha, Lochan Feith Easian, Sgurr an Utha and possibly walking on the nearby A830 at times. 

Mr Bondanelli is an experienced hillwalker and is well equipped. He has a green tent and dark rucksack.

Mr Bondanelli was possibly due to return by train on 8th May from Glenfinnan to Fort William or Arrochar, Argyll, but he may have used a bus service.

Enquiries are currently being carried out in Argyll to establish if Mr Bondanelli has been in the area.

Goffredo Bondanelli 2In Lochaber, officers are currently searching in the areas between Lochailort and Glenfinnan on his route, but welcome more information about Mr Bondanelli's movements or contact with other walkers.

He is described as being around 5'10" in height of an athletic build with dark and grey hair, and possibly stubble or light beard. He is wearing dark outdoor clothing.

Police would urge anyone who is wallking or taking part in outdoor pursuits in the Lochaber/Argyll area to make contact if they have seen or had contact with a man matching Mr Bondanelli's description, or if they have any information to assist the search. 

Please contact 101 with any information.

Latest as of Friday 27th May

Police and partners are continuing the search effort in Lochaber for missing hillwalker Goffredo Bondanelli, who has been missing since 3rd May 2016.

This weekend will see further focused searches of high and low level areas between the villages of Lochailort and Glenfinnan and specific areas between Loch Ailort and Loch Eilt, where it is believed Mr Bondanelli planned to walk/camp.

Unfortunately Mr Bondanelli remains missing and officers would urge walkers in the area to remain vigilant and to report anything that may assist the search.

Mr Bondanelli, a 56-year-old German national, was last seen in Fort William on 3rd May boarding a train to Lochaillort, prior to undertaking a five day (76km) walk between Lochaillort and Glenfinnan; with plans to return to Glenfinnan on the 8th May. 

Mr Bondanelli would have been camping out on hills and Corbetts during this five day period including Coire na Cnamha, Lochan Feith Easian, Sgurr an Utha and possibly walking on the nearby A830 at times. Mr Bondanelli is an experienced hillwalker and is well equipped. He has a green tent and dark rucksack.

Mr Bondanelli was possibly due to return by train on 8th May from Glenfinnan to Fort William.

He is described as being around 5'10" in height of an athletic build with dark and grey hair, and possibly stubble or light beard. He is wearing dark outdoor clothing.

Police would urge anyone who is wallking or taking part in outdoor pursuits in the Lochaber/Argyll area to make contact if they have seen or have had contact with a man matching Mr Bondanelli's description, or if they have any information to assist the search. Please contact 101 with any information.


 

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