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 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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Woman with Heat Problems June 16, 2021PCT near Anza2021-025 Written by Glenn Henderson. The team was called out to back up helicopter Rescue 9 with the rescue of two women hikers on the Pacific Crest [...]

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Missing Female Hiker June 14, 2021San Gorgonio Peak2021-024 Written by Vinay Rao. On June 14th, RMRU received an OES (Office of Emergency Services) call for a lost hiker on San Gorgonio Mountain. At 11,503 feet [...]

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Deer Springs Missing Person May 20, 2021Deer Springs Trail Head2021-023 Written by Shawn Dennstedt. At approximately 2110 hours, a callout was initiated via Mission Manager for members to respond to the Deer Springs trailhead in [...]

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Search Mt. Waterman May 19, 2021Mt. Waterman, San Gabrial Mts.2021-022 Written by Blake Douglas. On Saturday May 15th, resident George Null of Los Angeles County was reported missing after not returning from a habitual day [...]

2021-021

Death Valley Search May 13, 2021Saline Valley Hot Springs, Death Valley NP2021-021 Written by Vinay Rao. On Tuesday, May11th, RMRU received an OES (Office of Emergency Services) callout to assist with a search in a [...]

2021-020

Dia Research May 08, 2021Garnar Valley2021-020 Written by Eric Holden. We got called out to perform additional searches for Dia Abrams, in the area of the Spittler peak trail. Unfortunately, due to the search the [...]

2021-025

Woman with Heat Problems June 16, 2021PCT near Anza2021-025 Written by Glenn Henderson. The team was called out to back up helicopter Rescue 9 with the rescue of two women hikers on the Pacific Crest [...]

2021-024

Missing Female Hiker June 14, 2021San Gorgonio Peak2021-024 Written by Vinay Rao. On June 14th, RMRU received an OES (Office of Emergency Services) call for a lost hiker on San Gorgonio Mountain. At 11,503 feet [...]

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.