Search and rescue teams have recovered the body of 49-year-old hiker Michael Charles Low.

Low left for an overnight hike on Friday, October 23, for the Keith Flavelle hut located near the headwaters of Cerise Creek.

A search began this morning for the overdue hiker when he failed to return as planned.

The BC Coroners Service will be responsible for determining cause of death.

Any questions can be forwarded to the Whistler RCMP.