Injured hiker rescued at Mission Trails

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

SAN DIEGO – An injured hiker was recovering Tuesday morning after crews rescued him from a cliff at Mission Trails Regional Park.

San Diego police and San Diego fire/rescue personnel worked together to rescue the hiker who hurt his ankle on the Climber’s Loop trail in Mission Gorge around 9:45  p.m. Monday.

Rescue crews had trouble locating the man, who was in his 20s, because of the dark. A rescue helicopter eventually located the hiker after he shined his cellphone light in its direction, but it was determined unsafe for the chopper to land because of the hiker’s position on a steep cliff.

Rescuers instead opted to hike up to the man. At one point, crews were unable to continue along the trail with their equipment, so firefighters hiked up the south side of the mountain and helped the injured hiker from above.

The man was not seriously hurt and was expected to be OK.

1 Comment

  • DarrinAEvans

    !!!my roomate’s aunt makes $64 /hr on the computer!!>>>She has been out of a job for 5 months but last month her check was $14474 just working on the computer for a few hours. Visit Website >>> Read More

Comments are closed.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.