Tag Archives | Mono County Search and Rescue

Scott Sederstrom

Local climber found dead

Tragedy in the Eastern Sierra over the weekend – Scott Sederstrom, a well-known rock climber, died in an apparent climbing accident on Friday. The Inyo County Sheriff’s Department reports that on March 14, shortly after midnight, the Inyo County Sheriff Department was dispatched to the Lower Gorge for a report of an overdue hiker. The […]

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Fun fundraisers for local teams, Mono SAR

Several  fundraisers are taking place over the next few days: Bishop Union High School Ski/Snowboard Team Warren Milleers “No Turning Back” Thursday, Nov. 20 at BUHS Theater 7 pm Tickets $10 available at Wave Rave and Looney Bean ### NORDIC ROCKS! A Country Dance For All Ages Sponsored by Eastern Sierra Nordic Ski Association (ESNSA) […]

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Mono SAR helps climber at Saw Tooth

– Mono County Sheriff’s Office press release On the afternoon of Friday, August 15th, 2014, at approximately 12:55pm, Mono County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call regarding an injured climber on a ridge in the Saw Tooth Range near Bridgeport. Two climbers were attempting to climb a ridge in the Saw Tooth Range near Bridgeport. During their […]

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Mono SAR aids ultra-marathoners

– Mono County Sheriff’s Office press release On the evening of Wednesday, August 6, 2014, at approximately 6:00 pm, Mono County Sheriff’s Dispatch received notification that a SPOT device had been activated on the PCT Trail near Upper Piute Meadows. Two ultra-marathon runners were attempting to run from Tuolumne Meadows to Sonora Pass in 24 hours. […]

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Rescue in Lundy Canyon

– Press release from Mono County Sheriff’s Office: On the afternoon of Monday, July 28th, 2014, at approximately 12:30pm, Mono County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call regarding two stranded hikers in the Lundy Canyon area. To access a family mining claim on steep and rocky slopes above Mill Creek, two brothers, from Utah and Nevada, […]

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More aid from Mono County Search and Rescue

– Press release from the Mono County Sheriff’s Office: On the evening of Saturday, July 20, 2013, Mono County Sheriff’s Dispatch received an emergency call from a SPOT satellite device warning of an ill and/or injured hiker on the John Muir Trail. The Mono County Sheriff Search and Rescue (SAR) team was dispatched to the […]

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Oakland couple rescued from Laurel Mt.

-Press release from the Mono County Sheriff’s Office: On the evening of Saturday, July 6, 2013, Mono County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call regarding two overdue climbers in the Laurel Mountain area. A couple, ages 31 and 32, from Oakland, CA, were climbing the Northeast Gully of Laurel Mountain when they failed to return from […]

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Mono S&R members help out again

– Mono County Sheriff’s Office press release On the afternoon of Sunday, June 30, 2013, at approximately 1:30pm, Mono County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call regarding an injured climber in the Clark Canyon area. A 59-year-old climber, from San Francisco, CA, was reported injured while climbing in the Clark Canyon area. The Mono County Sheriff’s […]

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Mono SAR looks for missing hikers

Search and Rescue Team Operation: Search for Missing Day Hikers at Saddlebag Lake  (Press Release) On the evening of Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at approximately 8:45pm, Mono County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call regarding overdue day hikers in the Saddlebag Lake area. A couple hiking with their grandson, from Wooster, OH, was reported overdue by […]

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