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Multi-Agency Search for Missing Hiker on Mt Whitney

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 From July 20th to 24th, 2016, Inyo SAR participated in a search for a missing hiker on Mt Whitney. As the search grew, new evidence suggested the hiker was last seen on the western side of the Sierra Crest, and thus in Sequoia National Park. Sequoia and […]

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Dispatch 2015: Inyo SAR Annual Newsletter

Download and read our annual newsletter. (PDF document) Features include lots of pretty pictures, the story of a technical rescue from the patient’s perspective, and an analysis of a hyponatremia case on Mt Whitney. Dispatch 2015

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Search in Meysan Lakes Area; Avalanche Fatality

In the afternoon of Saturday November 21, search and rescue volunteers from from numerous California Mountain Rescue Association teams were flown to Meysan Lake to continue the search for Michael Meyers. Based on the location of the helmet that was located and recovered on November 20, teams planned to search avalanche debris in the vicinity […]

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Surgicle Arete Rescue

In the early hours on Wednesday, September 2 Dispatch received a report of a climber who took a reported 40 foot tumbling fall off of the first pitch on a climb on the Surgicle Arete located on the western side of Temple Crag in the Palisades range. The fall occurred one day prior at approximately 1500 […]

Inyo SAR’s Annual Newsletter: The Dispatch 2014

We are delighted to share with you the 2014 edition of our annual newsletter! Clicking on the photo below will take you to a pdf version of The Dispatch where you can read member profiles, interviews with our Coordinators, a selection of mission reports from the year, and a couple of longer articles about search management and […]