By Elisabeth Smith

YOSEMITE (CBS13) — Officials are asking for the public’s help as they search for a hiker who went missing in Yosemite National Park.

They believe 41-year-old “Alice” Yu Xie went on a day hike to the Upper Yosemite Fall overlook on Thursday or Friday. She has not been seen since.

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She traveled to Yosemite from Mariposa on the YARTS bus on Thursday and was carrying a small green backpack.

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Zie is a 41-year-old Asian female. She is less than 5 feet tall, weighs less than 100 pounds and has neck-length black hair.

Officials are asking hikers who were on the Yosemite Falls trail on Jan. 14 or 15 or have information about the missing person to call 209/372-0216 during business hours, or Yosemite Emergency Communications Center at 209/379-1992 after hours.

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