Simon Daw, 27, of Cardiff, Wales, a soldier in the 1st Battalion of The Royal Welsh regiment of the British army, was last seen Feb. 13 in a nightclub with friends. He failed to return to the apartment he shared in Venosc, France, police said.
Hikers found a man's body Thursday near the resort of Les Deux Alpes, French news website The Local reported.
"The body was dressed in clothes that match the description of those worn by the soldier when he went missing," a police officer told reporters.
An autopsy is planned, The Local said.