Not a leg an eye injury Trail Camp

07/08/12 8PM callout, leg injury at trail camp unable to continue.  Challenging communication as the party had split up and was using small handhelds with poor reception.  2 member hasty team headed up the trail found a patient who had fallen and shattered his glasses embedding shards around the eye socket.  Confirmed he was the […]

Long Lake possible heart attack

07/01/12 5pm call person with heart problems at Long Lake in Rock Creek drainage.  2 members who live in area responded from home 4 more responded from Bishop Hut.  As luck would have it there was a heart surgeon hiking the trail who we found with Pt, rest and O2 worked well, Pt refused further […]

Lone Pine Peak climber fell

A 23 year-old male reported that he fell approx 50 feet while climbing the North Ridge of Lone Pine Peak.  He reported pain in his leg, arm and back; he was bleeding profusely and had lost of consciousness briefly.  He and his party were about 3/4 of the way up Lone Pine Peak.  A Bishop SAR team of […]

Whitney, AMS

Call from concerned hikers a disoriented and obviously endangered hiker is trying to keep going up but is not equipped and can not physically or mentally function.  Estimated 30 year old male name not known, in trail camp with probable AMS and hypothermia.  I got call @ 10PM, just got to bed, made a call out […]

Telescope Peak

We had a search training April 21, hiking for most of the day.  We had made it back to the hut and most people had pulled out, heading home to relax.  Then we got a callout @3pm for a missing mountaineer attempting a Badwater-to-Telescope peak trip.  We loaded up and headed south on the 3 hour trip to […]