Recovery Sawmill Canyon

INYO SAR received report of a decedent up the Sawmill Canyon Trail, initially found by a recreational hiker. A body recovery is never a pleasant task, but still a very valuable service. Many families have benefited from expedious and respectful SAR teams bringing home thier loved ones. 8 dedicated members did a 2.5 mile carryout […]

Abandonded Camp Little Italy

A concerned Yosimite Ranger visiting reported a tent full of gear abandoned near Honeymoon Lake. Recon done by Inyo SAR found no camp at coordinates given, searched all sites around Honeymoon Lake and interviewd all groups none of which had seen a camp left alone. Gave instructions to all campers and hikers to please call […]

Missing Hiker Norman Clyde Peak

Hiker left Finger Lake 2PM Sat to summit NC via Couloir, no gear taken only daypack and headlamp. Sunday two teams of two, interviewed RP and other climbers in area, we did a hasty search first team went past PLS (place last seen) ie. camp, up to Firebird Ridge, second team to Willow Lake area, […]

Mt Langley

JW, MM, AS, JW, PR holding report 1 member of a party was separated from the rest near the summit of Mt Langley, they were heading back to Horseshoe meadows and he fails to return. A recovery was made apparently he had fallen trying to descend via another route. Sequoia Kings was also present as […]