Stranded climbers calling for help

October 8, 1981
Tahquitz Rock

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At 1330 hrs. on Thursday we received a call from the Hemet office of the Riverside County Sheriff's Department that calls for help had been heard up on Tahquitz Rock. The pager system was activated, and soon after RMRU members were rolling towards Idyllwild. Just as members were nearing Humber Park (base camp). The climbers, who had apparently been stranded received help from another climber who probably heard the cries of distress. The unidentified man lowered a rope to three men below and then belayed each one up to the top. With that the mission was called Off.