Fallen climber

November 28, 1987
Tahquitz Rock

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Dinner was interrupted by the loud howl of the pagers going off with news of an injured climber on Tahquitz Rock. The team was activated and as the off-the-hill members responded, two Idyllwild members were quickly on scene at Humber Park Bill Blaschko and Eric Townsend put together light packs and started up the climber's trail towards Lunch Rock near the base of Tahquitz. About halt way up they met up with members of the Idyllwild Fire Department as they were carrying the injured climber down. Bill and Eric assisted in the carry-out, and as the rest of us arrived at Humber they completed the carry-out. The climber was transported to the hospital and everyone turned around and drove home.