Rescue Tahquitz Rock

May 12, 2012
Tahquitz Rock, Idyllwild

Written by Glenn Henderson

On May 12, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. the team received a call from the Sheriff’s Department that RMRU was needed to assist in the rescue of two injured climbers on Tahquitz Rock. When we arrived on scene Cal Fire and Idyllwild Fire were already on scene. Cal Fire Helicopter 301 winched both climbers out and RMRU was released at 4:30 p.m.

CAL Fire Helicopter above subjects

CAL Fire Helicopete above subjects
Photo by Glenn Henderson

RMRU team members present: Glenn Henderson, Helene Lohr, Dana Potts, and Gwenda Yates.

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