By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Going hiking? Well, there’s a form for that.

(credit: LASD)

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is asking hikers to fill out a form before they take a trek up the mountain.

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The hikers are asked to then leave the form with someone in case of an emergency.

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The information provided will help the Search and Rescue team if hikers get lost or injured.

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It also allows hikers to provide a map of their hike.