Missing snowboarder found safe in hotel

January 10, 2013 5:20:36 PM PST
A snowboarder who disappeared near the Heavenly Ski Resort was found alive Thursday morning.

Corey Hamilton, 24, was found safe and sound after spending the night at the Horizon Hotel and Casino in South Lake Tahoe.

His brother reported him missing Wednesday night after a day of snowboarding at the Heavenly Ski Resort.

75 people searched for Hamilton Wednesday night and eventually found him in the hotel.

The local sheriff's office says details about his disappearance are quote, "conflicting, due to the consumption of alcohol."