Micheala Marentette and Alan Moore were last known to be hiking in the Yakoun Lake Area. (Facebook photos)

UPDATE: Missing hikers found safe

Micheala Marentette and Alan Moore have been found after going missing two days ago

Hikers Micheala Marentette and Alan Moore have been located after they went missing in the Yakoun Lake area of Haida Gwaii on Jan. 2.

A major search and rescue effort was launched on Saturday morning, with the Village of Queen Charlotte confirming the pair was found safely shortly before 11 a.m. They are currently receiving medical attention.

Location of Yakoun Lake relative to Queen Charlotte. (Google Maps graphic)

READ MORE: UPDATE: Izaiah Loring family says young man missing since Boxing Day has been found


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