White Mountain authorities have suspended a search for a Boston man who fell down a crevice while hiking on Sunday in the White Mountainsuntil conditions are more safe.


According to the Maine Sun Journal, officers from the White Mountains National Forest said Norman Priebatsch was hiking about 3:30 p.m. Sunday above the treeline with three others when he fell, slid over a rock band and continued down a slope before falling into a deep crevasse.


The site where Priebatsch is being constantly monitored for changing conditions before search and recovery efforts resume, according to the report.