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

2022-022

Devil’s Slide Trail Walkout August 6, 2022Devil’s Slide Trail above Humber Park, IdyllwildMission 2022-22 Written by: Richard Yocum On 8/6/2022 at 1407 hours RMRU was requested to assist a hiker with Parkinson’s disease having trouble [...]

2022-021

Hoist Rescue July 30, 2022Pechanga Reservation (Temecula)2022-021 Written by: Vinay Rao Late Saturday evening (7-30-22), RMRU received a call about a person that had was lost on the Pechanga Reservation (near Temecula, CA) for about [...]

2022-019

Skyline Trail (Cactus to Clouds) Missing Hiker July 17-18, 2022Skyline Trail (Cactus to Clouds)2022-019 Written by: Eric Holden July 17th:At 1600 we got a callout for an overdue hiker who was hiking the Cactus to [...]

2022-18

Tahquitz Rock Fatality July 4, 2022 Tahquitz Rock 2022-18 Written by: Eric Holden At about 6pm we got a callout for a climber that had taken at least a 200ft fall on Tahquitz rock. Multiple [...]

2022-017

Missing Person – Bogart Park July 02, 2022Bogart Park, Cherry Valley2022-017 Written by: Eric Holden At 0030 in the morning, we got a callout for a missing late 40’s female that had gotten separated from [...]

2022-016

Missing Person May 20, 2022Poppet Flats2022-016 Written by: Tobias Moyneur At 8:00PM on Friday, we were notified about a possible rescue near Idyllwild-Pine Cover in the San Bernardino National Forest. Two hours later, we were [...]

2022-022

Devil’s Slide Trail Walkout August 6, 2022Devil’s Slide Trail above Humber Park, IdyllwildMission 2022-22 Written by: Richard Yocum On 8/6/2022 at 1407 hours RMRU was requested to assist a hiker with Parkinson’s disease having trouble [...]

2022-021

Hoist Rescue July 30, 2022Pechanga Reservation (Temecula)2022-021 Written by: Vinay Rao Late Saturday evening (7-30-22), RMRU received a call about a person that had was lost on the Pechanga Reservation (near Temecula, CA) for about [...]

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.