The Aspen Times reports that Carlin Brightwell and her boyfriend, Ryan Marcil, were found dead below the summit on the north face of Capitol Peak.
Brightwell's cousin, Karsten Head Ritter of Fort Thomas, posted on Facebook, asking for any information on her whereabouts and suggesting they may have stayed near the peak for the solar eclipse.
Brightwell -- who also went by "Carly" -- graduated from Country Day in 2008, according to her Facebook page. Her sister, Sidney Brightwell, graduated from Country Day in 2005, also according to Facebook. Both sisters were living in Aspen at the time of Carlin Brightwell's death.
Brightwell and Marcil were reported missing Sunday night, the Aspen Times reports. Sidney Brightwell posted on Facebook, asking for any information on her sister and suggesting they may have stayed near the peak for the solar eclipse.
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"Because the plans were somewhat tentative and there was no confirmed medical emergency, it was decided that the urgency to initiate a search was not great," according to a Sheriff's Office statement Tuesday evening. "By Monday evening when the couple had not yet returned the urgency increased."