A search is underway in Yosemite National Park for a backpacker who disappeared over the weekend while hiking with a group, officials said.

Hayden Klemenok, 24, was with his group at Upper Chilnualna Falls when he stopped at the Chilnualna Creek near the trail junction around 2 p.m. Sunday and was swept away, park officials said.

Klemenok has yet to be found after entering the water, the park said.

The 24-year-old was taking an annual hiking trip with college friends, his father Kevin Klemenok told KNSD-TV. Witnesses told the station that Klemenok got down on his hands and knees next to the turbulent river to take a drink or cool off when the rushing waters swept him away.

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Hayden Klemenok

Hayden Klemenok, 24, was last seen wearing a tan, brimmed hat, white sunglasses, red T-shirt, blue swimming trunks, and white Adidas shoes. (Yosemite National Park)

The park released a photo of Klemenok wearing the clothing that he disappeared in: a tan, brimmed hat, white sunglasses, red T-shirt, blue swimming trunks, and white Adidas shoes.

Klemenok is a graduate of San Diego State University and lived in the Bay Area, where he worked as a financial analyst, his father said.

Hayden Klemenok

Klemenok disappeared in the Chilnualna Creek near the trail junction at Upper Chilnualna Falls around 2 p.m. on Sunday. (Yosemite National Park)

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