Hiker Who Triggered Massive Search Effort Was Lost In Same Park A Month EarlierA hiker who was lost in the Santa Monica Mountains for three days and prompted a massive search operation had previously been rescued less than a month earlier.
Hiker Survives 3 Days Lost In Santa Monica MountainsMarcelo Santos, 33, who had been missing since Sunday, walked out of the back country on his own Wednesday night.
Attorney Survives 5 Days In Desert By Drinking Urine, Eating CactusLa Mesa attorney Paul Hanks, 54, set out to celebrate his birthday with a hike in Joshua Tree National Park. Clad only in shorts and a T-shirt, Hanks took just a couple of energy packs and a few hours’ worth of water with him on his March 11 hike.
Helicopter Rescues Hiker Off Altadena MountainsideWhen the Altadena Mountain Rescue Team responded, along with two helicopters, they could hear the man, but the cries for help were so faint they couldn’t pinpoint his location.
83-Year-Old Hiker Found Safe And Sound 13 Miles From Where She StartedLisa Hamilton Wear, 83, was found safe and sound, but maybe a little disoriented at a Woodland Hills restaurant 13 miles from where she began her morning hike.
Rescuers Find Lost Hiker Along South Ridge Trailhead A man who got lost while on a day hike Saturday was found uninjured, a sheriff’s sergeant reported.