These hikers seem to have done everything right. They had a PLB, which they activated. Problem was, weather prevented SAR crews and the helicopter from reaching them. They were down a canyon. It was 3 days of SAR trying until the hikers got out.
A pair of hikers were rescued from the San Gorgonio Wilderness in San Bernardino County earlier this month, following a multiday rescue effort by members of multiple emergency response agencies. Th…
On February 11, 2016, President Obama signed a proclamation declaring the Sand to Snow National Monument east of Los Angeles in Southern California.