Man missing at Grand Canyon for 11 days has been found alive

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — A man who had been missing at the Grand Canyon for 11 days has been found alive.

National Park Service officials say 58-year-old Martin Edward O'Connor of La Porte, Texas, was located Thursday morning and flown out of the canyon in a helicopter.

O’Connor was undergoing a medical evaluation.

Authorities said O'Connor was in stable condition, but declined to release information on whether he suffered injuries as a result of being missing in the park during wintry conditions.

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GRAND CANYON AZ - APRIL 3: A Grand Canyon Railway train, operating since 1901 arrives at the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park, located in northwestern Arizona, is the 15th site in the United States to have been named a national park. The park's central feature is the Grand Canyon, a gorge of the Colorado River, which is often considered one of the Wonders of the World April 3, 2019 Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona (Photo by Paul Harris/Getty Images)
GRAND CANYON AZ - APRIL 3: Pictures from the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park, located in northwestern Arizona, is the 15th site in the United States to have been named a national park. The park's central feature is the Grand Canyon, a gorge of the Colorado River, which is often considered one of the Wonders of the World April 3, 2019 Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona (Photo by Paul Harris/Getty Images)
GRAND CANYON AZ - APRIL 3: Pictures from the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park, located in northwestern Arizona, is the 15th site in the United States to have been named a national park. The park's central feature is the Grand Canyon, a gorge of the Colorado River, which is often considered one of the Wonders of the World April 3, 2019 Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona (Photo by Paul Harris/Getty Images)
GRAND CANYON AZ - APRIL 3: Pictures from the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park, located in northwestern Arizona, is the 15th site in the United States to have been named a national park. The park's central feature is the Grand Canyon, a gorge of the Colorado River, which is often considered one of the Wonders of the World April 3, 2019 Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona (Photo by Paul Harris/Getty Images)
GRAND CANYON AZ - APRIL 3: Visitors gather at the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park, located in northwestern Arizona, is the 15th site in the United States to have been named a national park. The park's central feature is the Grand Canyon, a gorge of the Colorado River, which is often considered one of the Wonders of the World April 3, 2019 Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona (Photo by Paul Harris/Getty Images)
GRAND CANYON AZ - APRIL 3: A tourist assumes a risky position for a photo on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park, located in northwestern Arizona, is the 15th site in the United States to have been named a national park. The park's central feature is the Grand Canyon, a gorge of the Colorado River, which is often considered one of the Wonders of the World April 3, 2019 Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona (Photo by Paul Harris/Getty Images)
GRAND CANYON AZ - APRIL 3: South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park, located in northwestern Arizona, is the 15th site in the United States to have been named a national park. The park's central feature is the Grand Canyon, a gorge of the Colorado River, which is often considered one of the Wonders of the World April 3, 2019 Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona (Photo by Paul Harris/Getty Images)
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, AZ - FEBRUARY 8: The canyon is viewed from Yavapai Point on the South Rim on February 8, 2019, in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Grand Canyon National Park, often considered one of the 'Wonders of the World,' was officially designated a national park on February 26, 1919, and is celebrating its Centennial this year. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, AZ - FEBRUARY 8: A crowd of tourists gather at Mather Point Lookout, located on the South Rim, to watch the sunrise and take selfies on February 8, 2019, in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Grand Canyon National Park, often considered one of the 'Wonders of the World,' was officially designated a national park on February 26, 1919, and is celebrating its Centennial this year. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, AZ - FEBRUARY 8: The canyon is viewed from at sunrise from the South Rim on February 8, 2019, in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Grand Canyon National Park, often considered one of the 'Wonders of the World,' was officially designated a national park on February 26, 1919, and is celebrating its Centennial this year. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, AZ - FEBRUARY 8: Icicles hanging off the El Tovar Lodge on the South Rim are viewed on February 8, 2019, in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Grand Canyon National Park, often considered one of the 'Wonders of the World,' was officially designated a national park on February 26, 1919, and is celebrating its Centennial this year. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, AZ - FEBRUARY 8: A crowd of tourists gather at Mather Point Lookout, located on the South Rim, to watch the sunrise and take selfies on February 8, 2019, in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Grand Canyon National Park, often considered one of the 'Wonders of the World,' was officially designated a national park on February 26, 1919, and is celebrating its Centennial this year. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, AZ - FEBRUARY 8: A crowd of tourists gather at Mather Point Lookout, located on the South Rim, to watch the sunrise and take selfies on February 8, 2019, in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Grand Canyon National Park, often considered one of the 'Wonders of the World,' was officially designated a national park on February 26, 1919, and is celebrating its Centennial this year. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, AZ - FEBRUARY 8: The El Tovar Lodge, located on the South Rim, is viewed on February 8, 2019, in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Grand Canyon National Park, often considered one of the 'Wonders of the World,' was officially designated a national park on February 26, 1919, and is celebrating its Centennial this year. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, AZ - FEBRUARY 8: The Grand Canyon Railway station for a passenger train service that operates between Williams and the South Rim is viewed on February 8, 2019, in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Grand Canyon National Park, often considered one of the 'Wonders of the World,' was officially designated a national park on February 26, 1919, and is celebrating its Centennial this year. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, AZ - FEBRUARY 8: The canyon is viewed from at sunset from the South Rim on February 8, 2019, in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Grand Canyon National Park, often considered one of the 'Wonders of the World,' was officially designated a national park on February 26, 1919, and is celebrating its Centennial this year. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, AZ - FEBRUARY 8: The canyon is viewed from at sunset from the South Rim on February 8, 2019, in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Grand Canyon National Park, often considered one of the 'Wonders of the World,' was officially designated a national park on February 26, 1919, and is celebrating its Centennial this year. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, AZ - FEBRUARY 8: A crowd of tourists gather at Mather Point Lookout, located on the South Rim, to watch the sunrise on February 8, 2019, in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Grand Canyon National Park, often considered one of the 'Wonders of the World,' was officially designated a national park on February 26, 1919, and is celebrating its Centennial this year. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, AZ - FEBRUARY 7: A winter storm that dropped several inches of snow along the South Rim and in parts of the canyon clears out on February 7, 2019, in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Grand Canyon National Park, often considered one of the 'Wonders of the World,' was officially designated a national park on February 26, 1919, and is celebrating its Centennial this year. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, AZ - FEBRUARY 6: A winter storm drops several inches of snow along the South Rim and in parts of the canyon on February 6, 2019, in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Grand Canyon National Park, often considered one of the 'Wonders of the World,' was officially designated a national park on February 26, 1919, and is celebrating its Centennial this year. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, AZ - FEBRUARY 6: A winter storm drops several inches of snow along the South Rim and in parts of the canyon on February 6, 2019, in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Grand Canyon National Park, often considered one of the 'Wonders of the World,' was officially designated a national park on February 26, 1919, and is celebrating its Centennial this year. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, AZ - FEBRUARY 6: A winter storm drops several inches of snow along the South Rim and in parts of the canyon on February 6, 2019, in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Grand Canyon National Park, often considered one of the 'Wonders of the World,' was officially designated a national park on February 26, 1919, and is celebrating its Centennial this year. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, AZ - FEBRUARY 6: A winter storm drops several inches of snow along the South Rim and in parts of the canyon on February 6, 2019, in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Grand Canyon National Park, often considered one of the 'Wonders of the World,' was officially designated a national park on February 26, 1919, and is celebrating its Centennial this year. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, AZ - FEBRUARY 5: The Grand Canyon Railway, a passenger train that operates between Williams and the South Rim, is viewed on February 5, 2019, in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Grand Canyon National Park, often considered one of the 'Wonders of the World,' was officially designated a national park on February 26, 1919, and is celebrating its Centennial this year. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, AZ - FEBRUARY 5: A winter snowstorm develops over the canyon as viewed from the South Rim on February 5, 2019, in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Grand Canyon National Park, often considered one of the 'Wonders of the World,' was officially designated a national park on February 26, 1919, and is celebrating its Centennial this year. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
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National Park Service rangers found O’Connor on the rugged New Hance Trail, one of the most difficult trails on the canyon’s South Rim.

Before being located, O’Connor was last seen at a lodge in Grand Canyon Village on Dec. 22.

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