Riverside Mountain Rescue Unit

A California Mountain Rescue Team

All Volunteer Mountain Rescue Team

We specialize in high angle rock, helicopter and snow & ice rescues in Riverside County

All volunteer mountain rescue team

We specialize in high angle rock, helicopter and snow & ice rescues in Riverside County

Technical Rescue
RMRU is trained to perform high angle rock rescues
Helicopter Rescue
RMRU works with Riverside Sheriff’s Aviation to safely extract lost and injured hikers and climbers
Snow Rescues
RMRU is prepared to perform rescues in the most severe conditions and terrain
Snow & Ice
RMRU is prepared to perform rescues in the most severe conditions and terrain
Technical Rescue
RMRU is trained to perform high angle rock rescues
Helicopter Rescue
RMRU works with Riverside Sheriff’s Aviation to safely extract lost and injured hikers and climbers

Recent Mission Summaries

2021-040

Skyline Trail Rescue December 28, 2021 Mt. San Jacinto, CA. 2021-040 Written by Vinay Rao The end of 2021 brought the RMRU team a flurry of rescues on a popular trail that leads from the [...]

2021-039

Tram Search December 26, 2021 Mt. San Jacinto, CA. 2021-039 Written by  RMRU

2021-038

Evidence Search  December 11, 2021Hemet Lake, CA. 2021-037 Written by Eric Holden RMRU was asked by the Sheriff’s department to assist in an evidence search around Lake Hemet.  As this is an ongoing investigation no [...]

2021-037

Palm Springs Tram 3 hikers December 05, 2021 , Palm Springs, Aerial Tramway, CA. 2021-037 Written by Glenn  Henderson After initial callout team drove to tramway.  However, hikers were able to walk out on their [...]

2021-036

OES Orange County November 24, 2021Cleveland National Forrest near Pleasants Peak, CA. 2021-036 Written by Ray Weden  At 1450 on November 24th, RMRU was called out to search for an overdue person last known to [...]

2021-035

Helicopter Hoist Rescue November 19, 2021Corona Foothills, CA. 2021-035 Written by Tom Blanke While we were driving to Hemet Ryan Airport we received word that helicopter Rescue-9 and found and hoisted the subject out. We [...]

2021-040

Skyline Trail Rescue December 28, 2021 Mt. San Jacinto, CA. 2021-040 Written by Vinay Rao The end of 2021 brought the RMRU team a flurry of rescues on a popular trail that leads from the [...]

2021-039

Tram Search December 26, 2021 Mt. San Jacinto, CA. 2021-039 Written by  RMRU

Join our team

RMRU is a group of volunteers trained and ready to respond to wilderness emergencies. At any hour of the day, law enforcement agencies, national park or military officials may call upon us to aid an unfortunate victim. We are on constant alert to search for and effect the rescue of hikers, skiers, rock climbers and outdoors enthusiasts whenever and wherever tragedy strikes.