A Dehydrated, Cold Bicyclist with AMS on White Mountain Road

On January 27, 2014 around 20:00, a small group of 3 Inyo SAR team members and the SAR Coordinator assembled at the Posse Hut to assist the subject down from White Mountain Road. The subject had been biking from Badwater Basin (-282 ft) in an attempt to reach the summit of White Mountain (14,252 ft) […]

Climber Fall at the Happy Boulders

At 15:07 on November 23rd, Inyo SAR was dispatched for an injured climber located approximately 1/2 mile along the trail to the Happy Boulders. She had apparently fallen from about 15 feet, and was complaining of severe back and ankle pain. More than 10 team members assembled, and a hasty team was deployed immediately. After […]

Overdue Climbers on Whitney East Face

On October 10 Inyo SAR responded to a report of an overdue climbing team of two. The reporting party stated that the two men had entered the Mt. Whitney zone via the North Fork trail the day before, with plans to climb Mt. Whitney’s East Face route. The East Face is a technical fifth class […]

Climbers Stranded on Lone Pine Peak

Two climbers were descending from the summit of Lone Pine Peak on Sunday, September 8. They chose the wrong descent chute from the summit plateau and ended up above a cliff, unable to descend further. They contacted a friend via cell phone, and the friend alerted Inyo SAR to their position and asked the team […]