ELMORE COUNTY, Idaho --The search for a snowmobiler who went missing in Elmore CountySunday will resume Tuesday morning.
The search was called off Monday due to bad weather. Crews were battling near white-out conditions all day.
Search and rescue crewssaid they will try to track down the snowmobiler by using the signals from his cellphone.
Elmore County dispatch says their search started around 6:30 p.m. Sunday when three snowmobilers failed to return from a day of snowmobiling.
The snowmobilers were in the Bennett Mountain area located about 30 miles northeast of Mountain Home.
Two hours after Elmore County Search and Rescue crews started their search Sunday night, two of the three snowmobilers made it back to their car after the trio became separated.
Search and Rescue is looking for a 54-year-old man from the Boise area.
The sheriff's office says low visibility and wind forced the crews to abandon their search shortly after midnight until they could resume at dawn on Monday.
We have six or seven snowmobiles out there, said Elmore County Deputy Kevin Henslee. There's several cabins in the area, the visibility is very low, the wind is whipping, blowing snow. I think at last report the visibility was only 50 to a 100 feet.
Authorities say the man used his cellphone at around noon Monday and they are trying to triangulate the signal to locate him.
Rescuers also enlisted the help of one of the men that was with the missing snowmobiler to try and get a better idea of his last known location.
Rescue teams performed a grid pattern to try and find any tracks or evidence of where he may be, but search and rescue say the bad weather made that difficult to do.
They have set up a base camp at Highway 20 and Pine Featherville Road.