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Inyo County urges backcountry precautions

Inyo County Sheriff’s Department news release INYO COUNTY, CA. August 29 – Inyo County Search and Rescue and the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office want to remind our recreating public that backcountry experiences inherently come with risks, and that proper planning and good judgement can reduce the number of call-outs for rescue personnel. From June 2019 […]

 
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Update: Missing Mt. Whitney hiker found deceased

Search and Rescue UPDATE At noon Tuesday Dongying “Cindy” Qiu was located deceased at the base of a frozen waterfall near Outpost Camp. It is believed that she fell approximately 60 feet through a snow chute at the top of the waterfall (located on the southwest side of Outpost Camp, about a quarter mile off […]

 
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Mono Search and Rescue aids snowboarder

The Mono County Sheriff’s Office issued the following press release: On Sunday, May 5, 2013, at approximately 12:00 pm, Mono County Sheriff’s Department Dispatch received a call via cell phone for an injured snowboarder, age 24, who fell while descending Matterhorn Peak. The Mono County Sheriff Search and Rescue (SAR) Team was called to aid […]

 
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Mono SAR aids Glendale family

Written by Jennifer Hansen, Mono Sheriff Public Information Officer The Mono County Sheriff Search and Rescue (SAR) Team responded on the night of August 8, 2011, to a request for aid to a family of four, from Glendale, who had called for assistance from Garnet Lake. The group planned a loop hike out of Agnew […]

 
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Boy scout leader rescued

by Jennifer Hansen, Mono Sheriff Public Information Officer The Mono County Sheriff Search and Rescue (SAR) Team was called out Tuesday August 2, 2011, to aid an ill backpacker.  A 45 year-old leader of a boy scout group from Flagstaff, AZ became severely ill several nights into a backpacking trip into the Thousand Island area.  […]

 
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