By BILL HUTCHINSON / abcnews.go.com

The bodies of two hikers who died in an apparent 100-foot fall from an icy mountain cliff in Maine’s Acadia National Park were located and recovered after an air and ground search was launched when they were reported missing by relatives.

The bodies were discovered on Saturday morning on Dorr Mountain in Acadia National Park near Bar Harbor by a volunteer search party, according to a statement from the National Park Service.

The hikers were described as a 28-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman, both from Rutland, Massachusetts. Their names were not immediately released.

The pair arrived in Bar Harbor on Tuesday and was last heard from around noon on Thursday when the female hiker called family members on her cell phone and said they were interested in going for a hike on Cadillac Mountain, which is near the Dorr Mountain, according to Jay Elhard, a spokesman with the National Park Service.

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