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

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Overdue Hiker December 30, 2022Humber Park to San Jacinto Peak2022-039 Written by: Editor. We received the call at 5:30pm that a hiker to San Jacinto Peak and not returned to Humber Park. While team members [...]

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Hiker on Wrong Trail December 06, 2022Humber Park to San Jacinto Peak2022-038 Written by: Editor. We received the call at 6pm that a hiker took the wrong trail in the dark coming back down to [...]

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Evidence Search November 28, 2022North Fork San Jacinto River2022-037 Written by: Jessie Virga First RMRU sends our deepest sympathy and condolences to the family and loved ones of the individual who has passed. This search [...]

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Lost Hiker assist DSAR November 20, 2022Hills Near Desert Hot Springs2022-036 Written by: Ray Weden On Sunday 11/20 we were asked to assist the Desert Sheriff Search and Rescue (DSSAR) Team with a lost hiker. [...]

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Hikers Injured in Snow November 8, 2022San Gorgonia2022-035 Written by: Steven Rider and Beth Jeffery Steven:Tuesday, November 8th RMRU received a call that (SBSO) San Bernardino Sheriff’s Office was requesting assistance for a possible carryout [...]

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Hypothermic Climbers October 22, 2022Tahquitz Rock, Idyllwild2022-034 Written by: James Eckhardt On Saturday evening I was relaxing at home after hiking with Tyler to the chockstone on the North Face of San Jacinto earlier in [...]

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Overdue Hiker December 30, 2022Humber Park to San Jacinto Peak2022-039 Written by: Editor. We received the call at 5:30pm that a hiker to San Jacinto Peak and not returned to Humber Park. While team members [...]

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Hiker on Wrong Trail December 06, 2022Humber Park to San Jacinto Peak2022-038 Written by: Editor. We received the call at 6pm that a hiker took the wrong trail in the dark coming back down to [...]

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.