Heart attack South Lake

Report of man down on trail with severe chest pain and known heart condition. Thankfully he was only a few miles up the trail and the local ambulance company was willing to help they actually got to the PT just before us so we loaded him on our litter and brought him out while the […]

U Notch fall N. Palisade

7PM call about a climber who had taken a fatal fall in the U notch, it was too late for helo recon. Just to get to the base would be 12+ hour night time hike which would leave a very tired team since we had already been up all day. Decision was made to wait […]

Chestpain radiating down left arm, trailside meadows

Not all missions are urgent but this was another one where speed is a critical issue, 9 team members as light and fast as possible came from Bishop and Lone Pine. 29 yo solo hiker, was still trying to get down on his own power. H realized the only solutions to his problem was down […]

HAPE @ Trailcamp, w/ helicopter evac.

In the late afternoon of 8-14 a call came in that a 45 y/o female was having difficult time breathing at Trailcamp (12,000′) on the Whitney Trail. She was being monitored by a FS backcountry ranger, FS wanted INYO SAR to take over ASAP. 3 members responded as a hasty team. While the team was […]