Helicopter_2115The U.S. Forest Service, Idyllwild Fire and Cal Fire rescued a fallen rock climber in the wilderness Tuesday afternoon.

Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire reported that the  rescue involved a rock climber who fell and was seriously injured near the Forest Haven Trail. The patient, an adult male was rescued by Cal Fire Helicopter 301, transferred to a ground ambulance and then air lifted by Mercy Air to an area hospital. The rock climber was with three others who were unharmed.


Photo by J.P. Crumrine