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A lost hiker was found and rescued late Sunday night

California State Parks with the assistance of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Volunteer Mountain Rescue Unit, rescued a lost hiker just before midnight late Sunday (12/29/13). The 60 year old male resident of Oceanside, CA was found unharmed at approximately 2351 hours, about 1.5 miles into the wilderness and a few hundred feet off of […]

Lake Fulmor rescue

Lake Fulmor rescue

Gary Fox of Cathedral City was with his rottweiler and neighbor for an afternoon of fishing at Lake Fulmor Friday. Fox was walking down an icy path with his dog and slipped, suffering a laceration and a possible broken femur. He was transported by Idyllwild Fire to Desert Regional Medical Center. Photo by Jenny Kirchner

RMRU completes two hiker rescues on July 4

The Riverside Mountain Rescue Unit completed two rescues on the Fourth of July. Long accustomed to interruption of holiday celebrations, the RMRU team began one mission around 9 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3rd. Two hikers from the San Francisco area had left the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway mountaintop station at 2:15 p.m. for a day […]

Tahquitz Rock rescue: climbers assist public safety crews

Tahquitz Rock rescue: climbers assist public safety crews

Saturday afternoon, CAL FIRE, Station 23 and Helicopter 301 from Hemet-Ryan Air base, Idyllwild Fire Department and the Riverside Mountain Rescue Unit were rescued rock climbers off of Tahquitz Rock. One had minor injuries and the other minor to moderate. Mercy Air ambulance transported this climber to a local hospital. Graham Shelton from Raleigh, North […]

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