Archive Index of Past Missions

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RMRU is extremely proud of the many decades of service we have provided to the community. Here is our Archive Index of our past Missions in pdf format, by the years, starting with 2019 and going back to 1960.

Start Date Mission Number Location Description
    1999  
11/27/1999 1999-027 Tahquitz Rock Overdue climbers
11/14/1999 1999-026 Piñon Flats Missing off-road motorcyclist
11/08/1999 1999-025 Whitewater Canyon Hikers tried to do a four day hike in two days
10/30/1999 1999-024 Whitewater Canyon Hiker stuck in canyon
10/12/1999 1999-023 North Mtn, Riverside County Search for lost hunter
10/09/1999 1999-022 Millard Canyon, Cabazon Area Evidence search
09/25/1999 1999-021 Skyline Trail Diabetic without medication exhausted on trail
09/16/1999 1999-020 Spitler Peak Trail Hiker took a short-cut and never made his destination
09/01/1999 1999-019 Pacific Crest Trail, near Spitler Peak Four hikers spread out on trail, one got lost
08/29/1999 1999-018 Gliderport, Ortega Highway Hang-glider crash
08/16/1999 1999-017 Viper Canyon, Badlands Man missing for 27 days, found in Badlands
08/07/1999 1999-016 Black Mtn Campground Seven year old boy missing from campground
08/03/1999 1999-015 Tahquitz Rock Two young men missing from Tahquitz Rock
07/21/1999 1999-014 Allandale CDF Station Two USFS workers stranded
07/19/1999 1999-013 Ernie Maxwell Trail Woman with leg injury
07/09/1999 1999-012 Whitewater Rest Stop Man missing from bus at rest stop
06/28/1999 1999-011 Ortega Highway Three lost females walk out before team arrives
06/21/1999 1999-010 Tenaja Trail, Santa Ana Mtns Overdue Scout group
06/03/1999 1999-009 South Fork Gate Young man fell near waterfall
05/21/1999 1999-008 Pacific Crest Trail, Garner Valley Missing experienced female hiker
05/15/1999 1999-007 Desert Divide Missing person found before RMRU arrived
04/17/15999 1999-006 Pacific Crest Trail, Wellman's Divide Two women requested assistance
03/22/1999 1999-005 Tahquitz Rock Couple overdue
03/19/1999 1999-004 Tahquitz Rock Man injured and carried out
01/29/1999 1999-003 Valle Vista Lost Alzheimer’s woman
01/19/1999 1999-002 Valle Vista, Cranston Ranger Station Little girl missing
01/11/1999 1999-001 North Face San Jacinto Couple missing for two days
Start Date Mission Number Location Description
    1998  
11/15/1998 1998-023 San Jacinto Peak 2 women hikers separated, one spent night in hut
11/13/1998 1998-022 Webster Trail Alzheimer man walked away from home
11/09/1998 1998-021 Anza Hills Hunters became separated, one did not come out
09/20/1998 1998-020 Poppet Flats Body recovery from car over the side
08/11/1998 1998-019 Earnie Maxwell Trail Lost women and children
08/10/1998 1998-018 Hwy 243, Idyllwild to Banning Search for motorcycle rider, found dead.
08/04/1998 1998-017 Indian Truck Trail, Lake Elsinore Lost person
07/30/1998 1998-016 Vail Lake, Butterfield County Lost 30 year old women
07/27/1998 1998-015 Palm Springs Tramway Woman fell over balcony, down 600 feet.
07/13/1998 1998-014 Palm Springs Tramway Missing hiker out of tramway
07/11/1998 1998-013 South Ridge Trail Ray has heart attach while training
07/09/1998 1998-012 Miller/San Jacinto Saddle Party split up and one lost near the peak
06/18/1998 1998-011 Tahquitz Rock Carry out of injured climber, already off the rock
06/11/1998 1998-010 Mecca Hills Rave party search
05/31/1998 1998-009 Tahquitz Rock Climber on Angels Fright took fall, head injuries
05/27/1998 1998-008 Isomata/Grotto Women took fall, possible broken leg
05/24/1998 1998-007 Suicide Rock Young boy lost from his group, walked out by climbers
05/04/1998 1998-006 Lake Elsinore Two women on day hike lost, spent night out
04/12/1998 1998-005 Tramway, San Jacinto High Country Overdue snowboarder on day trip
03/15/1998 1998-004 Lake Elsinore Hills Missing male, mid-thirties, possible suicide
02/28/1998 1998-003 Tramway, up the Round Valley Trail Camper with heart attack
02/21/1998 1998-002 Lambs Canyon Bone search for evidence
01/24/1998 1998-001 Devil's Slide Trail Hiker slipped on icy trail, swollen left ankle
Start Date Mission Number Location Description
    1997  
12/23/1997 1997-035 Tramway to Round Valley, San Jacinto Mtns Missing snowshoer, never in area, went up Skyline Trail, not the Tramway as thought
12/23/1997 1997-034 Tahquitz Peak Search for missing hiker, Search and Rescue member injured
11/30/1997 1997-033 Tenaja Falls, Lake Elsinore 4 missing teens, walked out as search teams entering field
11/17/1997 1997-032 Joshua Tree National Park Missing female hiker
09/29/1997 1997-031 Massacre Canyon Stranded day hiker, found dead
09/21/1997 1997-030 San Jacinto Mtn, Black Mt Road Car found after missing one week
09/15/1997 1997-029 San Jacinto State Park, San Jacinto Peak Solo male hiker on day hike, did not return
09/15/1997 1997-028 San Bernardino Mtns Lost female hiker
09/14/1997 1997-027 Pedley Quarry Man stuck on cliff
09/06/1997 1997-026 Suicide Rock Climber fallen with injuries
08/31/1997 1997-025 Devil's Slide Trail Carry out 76 yr old
08/30/1997 1997-024 Suicide Rock Climber fell, carried to base of Weeping Wall by other climbers
08/20/1997 1997-023 Azalea Trails - Dark Canyon Two lost males
07/18/1997 1997-022 Tahquitz Rock, Lunch Rock down Woman on Finger Tip Traverse, fell and hurt ankle
07/12/1997 1997-021 Below Caramba in Tahquitz Canyon Man 300 feet down and out of the canyon stuck in brush
07/12/1997 1997-020 Tahquitz Rock, 400 feet from top Injured climber, lifted off face by helicopter
06/21/1997 1997-019 Apache Peak, Desert Divide Ridge 70 yr old man with heart problems, 2 dogs also in trouble
06/15/1997 1997-018 Skyline Trail, Tramway to Palm Springs 38 yr old male overdue on hike
05/31/1997 1997-017 Tahquitz Rock Injured climber
05/28/1997 1997-016    
05/18/1997 1997-015    
05/17/1997 1997-014 Thomas Mtn, Lake Hemet Female missing from religious retreat
05/08/1997 1997-013 Tramway to Round Valley Missing woman, lost from husband
04/05/1997 1997-012 Corona Hills, Orange County Line Plane crash, body recoveries
04/04/1997 1997-011 Tahquitz Canyon Transient overdue on hike
03/31/1997 1997-010 Deer Springs to Tramway Father/son missing on day hike across mtn
03/29/1997 1997-009 Tahquitz Rock Climber with broken ankle
03/25/1997 1997-008 Deer Springs Trail Broken ankle on trail
02/28/1997 1997-007 San Jacinto Peak 3 hikers missing, turned out to be 2
01/26/1997 1997-006 Willow Creek Drainage Lost hiker in winter storm conditions
01/14/1997 1997-005 Twin Pines Boys Camp Plane crash, found it and recovered the bodies
01/11/1997 1997-004 North Fork San Jacinto River Man with a broken ankle
01/11/1997 1997-003 Round Valley 2 lost hikers on cell phone near Wellman's Divide
01/05/1997 1997-002 Humber Park 26 yr old missing, walked out
01/01/1997 1997-001 Magnesia Falls, near Palm Desert 2 lost men and a dog
Start Date Mission Number Location Description
    1996  
12/21/1996 1996-022 Cleveland National Forest Hunter Fallen, broken leg and wrist
12/09/1996 1996-021 Cabazon Evidence search
11/10/1996 1996-020 Magnesia Springs Canyon, near Palm Desert Man 26 and woman 27 lost
10/19/1996 1996-019 Massacre Canyon Stranded person and other rescue teams
09/10/1996 1996-018 Skyline Trail, Tramway to Palm Springs Overdue hiker
08/03/1996 1996-017 Isomata/Grotto Injured Male
08/01/1996 1996-016 South Fork San Jacinto River Injured Cub Scout
07/14/1996 1996-015 Fuller Ridge Trail Lost Boy Scout leader
07/01/1996 1996-014 Idyllwild Evacuation of the whole town
06/30/1996 1996-013 Isomata/Tollgate Evacuation from fire
06/29/1996 1996-012 Marion Mtn Campground Lost 40 yr old female hiker
06/29/1996 1996-011 Devil Slide Trail Injured 20 yr old female hiker
06/17/1996 1996-010 PCT - Black Mtn to Snow Creek Lost mountain bike riders
06/08/1996 1996-009 San Jacinto Mtns Sick hikers
05/19/1996 1996-008 PCT trailhead - Snow Creek to Tramway Lost hiker
05/18/1996 1996-007 Fuller Ridge to Marion Mtn Trail 3 lost Boy Scouts
05/18/1996 1996-006 Left Ski Tracks, Tahquitz Rock Climber fell, broken ankles, 911 call on cell-phone
04/27/1996 1996-005 Horse Thief Creek, Cactus Springs, Martinez Canyon 68 year old hiker missing, did not return on time, found dead from heart attack
04/07/1996 1996-004 Tahquitz Rock Calls for help, never found
02/24/1996 1996-003 Round Valley 2 missing skiers
02/18/1996 1996-002 Ortega Highway Lost hikers, walked out
01/22/1996 1996-001 Coldwater Canyon, Lake Elsinore 4 adults overnight hike to Santiago Peak, lost in bad weather coming out
Start Date Mission Number Location Description
1995
11/12/1995 1995-031 Tahquitz Rock 3 stranded climbers
11/11/1995 1995-030 Tahquitz Rock Climber with broken ankle
10/02/1995 1995-029 Marion Mtn Campground to Tramway Lost 17 year old hiker
09/23/1995 1995-028 White Maiden Route, Tahquitz Rock 200 foot fall, critical injuries
09/17/1995 1995-027 Tahquitz Rock 2 Climbers with no lights, caught by dark
09/16/1995 1995-026 Search
08/22/1995 1995-025
08/14/1995 1995-024 San Jacinto Mtns Two people overdue on a hike, woman with a wooden leg
07/29/1995 1995-023 Pine Cove Lost residential visitor
07/23/1995 1995-022 Round Valley to Tramway Acute Mtn Sickness, woman needed a carry out
07/23/1995 1995-021 Tramway to San Jacinto Peak Woman with a broken ankle on trail
07/17/1995 1995-020 Marion Mt Trail Missing dad and 4 year old son
07/15/1995 1995-019 McCall Park, Mtn Center Search
07/10/1995 1995-018 Tahquitz Canyon 2 - 20 yr old males lost
07/03/1995 1995-017 Deep Canyon Lost 20 yr old male
07/02/1995 1995-016 Stone Creek Campground 2 teenage girls missing
06/30/1995 1995-015 Tahquitz Rock 2 bodies recovered
06/10/1995 1995-014 Willow Creek Hiker with broken ankle
06/03/1995 1995-013 Trailer Park off Hwy 74 Lost 52 yr old
05/28/1995 1995-012 Joshua Tree Assist with search for 50 yr old man
05/16/1995 1995-011 Mt Baldy Lost hiker from Sat to Tues
05/06/1995 1995-010 North Face San Jacinto 3 men overdue on a climb
04/14/1995 1995-009 East Side, San Jacinto Peak 30 yr old (Peter Castro) fell 400 feet, broke ankle
04/09/1995 1995-008 From Cedar Springs down Palm Canyon 3 people lost, grandpa, dad, and son
03/27/1995 1995-007 Pinon Flats, Martinez Canyon 2 men hiking 24 miles in one day, took 2 days
03/21/1995 1995-006 San Diego
03/18/1995 1995-005 "B" Canyon Drunk needed help walking out
03/17/1995 1995-004 Tahquitz Rock 2 climbers stuck near the top
03/06/1995 1995-003 Tenaja Falls Boy Scouts trapped by high water
02/12/1995 1995-002 North Face San Jacinto
01/28/1995 1995-001 Mt Baldy Snowboarder skiing out of bounds, lost in avalanche
Start Date Mission Number Location Description
    1994  
09/04/1994 1994-022 Tahquitz Canyon ?????
08/11/1994 1994-021 Piñon Pines 2 yr old missing
08/02/1994 1994-020 Devil's Slide Trail, Tahquitz Drainages Group of 3 on a fasting hike, one got lost.
07/26/1994 1994-019 Whitewater ????
07/15/1994 1994-018 Desert Hot Springs ????
07/09/1994 1994-017 Lake Elsinore ????
06/28/1994 1994-016 Suicide Rock Climber fell, broke ankle
06/26/1994 1994-015 Skyline Trail Overdue hikers
06/23/1994 1994-014 Little Round Valley 2 lost boy scouts
06/18/1994 1994-013 Tahquitz Rock Climber fell while boulder hopping on top, fell 900 feet
06/15/1994 1994-012 Piñon Pines Missing 15 yr old girl around houses
06/12/1994 1994-011 Tahquitz Rock 2 climbers (brothers) fell, pulled out all pro, both seriously injured.
05/26/1994 1994-010    
05/18/1994 1994-009 Indian Point Lookout Evidence search at site of homicide
04/10/1994 1994-008 North Face San Jacinto, 5,500 foot level David Amies (injured ankle) evacuated from the face
04/10/1994 1994-007 North Face San Jacinto, 9,000 foot level David Tollakson fell and died at the scene
04/05/1994 1994-006 Stone Creek 3 lost boys on trail from Thousand Pines Campground
04/03/1994 1994-005 San Dimas, LA County  
03/26/1994 1994-004 Moreno Valley Hills 4 boys missing, turned up at someone's house
02/25/1994 1994-003 North of San Jacinto City Plane crash, body recovery
02/10/1994 1994-002 Thomas Mtn Man walked off after an argument, got lost
01/22/1994 1994-001 Tenaja Canyon Missing 24 yr old male
Start Date Mission Number Location Description
1993
12/31/1993 1993-030 Cell Springs Mtns Report of 2 injured people, never found, maybe never lost
12/25/1993 1993-029 Skyline Trail Missing solo hiker going from bottom to the Tramway
12/23/1993 1993-028 Chino Canyon 2 males hiking from bottom of Tramway to top, 1 injured
11/25/1993 1993-027 San Jacinto Tramway Girl missing down Long Valley, hypothermia
11/02/1993 1993-026 Banning Fire evacuations
10/31/1993 1993-025 Suicide Rock Crazy on rock
10/27/1993 1993-024 Winchester Fire evacuations
10/24/1993 1993-023 Fuller Ridge Trail 2 hikers overdue, walked out. All RMRU members on 1993-022 get credit for this one also
10/23/1993 1993-022 Strawberry Creek Male with leg injuries from fall in canyon
10/04/1993 1993-021 Hurkey Creek Lost hunter walked out
09/14/1993 1993-020 Tahquitz Canyon, Ann Dolly's 4 lost hikers
09/05/1993 1993-019 Deer Spring Trial Injured hiker in Little Round Valley, flown out by STAR 80
07/31/1993 1993-018 Little Round Valley Women with a injured ankle, flown out in morning by Sheriff's helicopter
07/04/1993 1993-017 Camp Lawyer to Cranston Ranger Station Hikers overdue
06/28/1993 1993-016 Near San Jacinto State Peak Hikers became separated near San Jacinto Peak, found by CHP helicopter at dusk
06/23/1993 1993-015 Reeds Meadow 16 yr old male fell and injured his knee, could not walk
06/16/1993 1993-014 Tahquitz Rock
06/16/1993 1993-013 Upper Round Valley Father separated from sons
06/05/1993 1993-012 Reeds Meadow 67 yr old male separated from group in snow storm
06/04/1993 1993-011 Dead Indian Canyon, Palm Desert Missing hiker, found car at trailhead
05/31/1993 1993-010 Fisherman's Trail, Hwy 74 to South Fork San Jacinto River 4 males on hike to river and back, caught by dark, got split up, 1 did not return
05/16/1993 1993-009 Highway 74 and Control Road 1 adult, 4 kids overdue on day hike from Pine Cove to Hwy 74
05/02/1993 1993-008 Cottonwood Campground, Joshua Tree 44 yr old male hiking to Lost Horse, found dead from a fall
04/27/1993 1993-007 Railroad Canyon, Lake Elsinore 57 yr old female lost
04/18/1993 1993-006 North Face San Jacinto Man fell at 8,000 and was injured, friend hiked down, El Toro did helo evac, RMRU in base
03/23/1993 1993-005 North Face San Jacinto Hiker did not return from climb, turns out was not due out until 03/28/1993
02/27/1993 1993-004 Tamarack Valley, using Tramway Solo skier accident, broken bones, solo camper went for help
02/19/1993 1993-003 Pinon Flats Family of 4 missing for 2 nights, friend hiked out to report
01/11/1993 1993-002 Humber Park to Tramway Solo male skier going to Tramway from Humber Park, 1 day overdue. Hiked back to Humber Park
01/07/1993 1993-001 Palm Springs Tramway, Round Valley Downed airplane calling for help
Start Date Mission Number Location Description
    1992  
11/28/1992 1992-022 South Ridge Trail 2 lost boys
11/14/1992 1992-021 South Ridge Trail Boy separated from parents at top of trail near lookout
10/19/1992 1992-020 South Ridge Trail 60 yr old female with injured foot
10/04/1992 1992-019 White Maiden Route, Tahquitz Rock 3 male climbers stranded near top
09/26/1992 1992-018 El Cariso, Lake Elsinore Lost hiker (James Blackwell), Bear canyon to Tenaja Falls
09/05/1992 1992-017 Marion Mt. Trail to Little Round Valley Altitude sickness subject needed carry out
09/03/1992 1992-016 Tahquitz Rock 2 male climbers stranded
08/22/1992 1992-015 Suicide Rock Women down climbing after finishing climb, dislocated knee
07/23/1992 1992-014 Hurkey Creek, Camp Mazorra Lost camper from the group
07/18/1992 1992-013 Al-Bahr Shriner's Camp Re-search for woman missing since 7-2-92
07/17/1992 1992-012 Cuyamaca Lake, San Diego County Missing woman's car found
07/10/1992 1992-011 Ortega Highway Car over the side, hikers found body in car
07/07/1992 1992-010 Isomata Man with broken leg down in waterfalls of canyon
06/29/1992 1992-009 Alpine County, CA Search - MRA callout
05/30/1992 1992-008 Tahquitz Rock Heard yells for help on rock, 2 women overdue on a route
05/25/1992 1992-007 Montana Bob Smeads daughter missing in airplane
05/25/1992 1992-006 Tahquitz Canyon Man lost from Long Valley, found at 3rd falls.
05/12/1992 1992-005 Mead Valley Small boy in Mine Shaft, CDF got him out
05/11/1992 1992-004 Pinon Flats Missing 84 year old man, suicide
05/10/1992 1992-003 Mt Hood, Oregon Missing persons in storm
05/06/1992 1992-002 Pinon Pines Plane crash with missing person from plane
04/20/1992 1992-001 Tramway Overdue hikers going from Humber Park to Tramway
Start Date Mission Number Location Description
1991
11/26/1991 1991-027 Tahquitz Valley Tom & Panda Stead thought to be overdue
10/23/1991 1991-026 Humber Park to Tahquitz Tabitha Maxwell lost from group near Saddle
09/06/1991 1991-025 San Jacinto Peak Lost hiker looking for tram
09/05/1991 1991-024 San Jacinto Peak Lost 43 year old man near San Jacinto Peak
08/06/1991 1991-023 Suicide Rock Church group member fell from top of rock
07/20/1991 1991-022 Pinon Flats Re-search for Travis, 3 year old boy
07/19/1991 1991-021 San Gorgonio Wilderness Search for 13 year old Boy Scout (Jahard Negrete)
07/08/1991 1991-020 Tahquitz Rock Two climbers reported stranded on rock after rain storm
06/30/1991 1991-019 Humber Park 20 yr old girl lost from group
06/23/1991 1991-018 Fuller Ridge Trail Overdue Boulder Basin
06/22/1991 1991-017 Boulder Basin Campground Lost 43 year old man out of campground
06/22/1991 1991-016 Suicide Rock Fallen climber with head injuries, Doctor on scene
06/22/1991 1991-015 Fern Basin Campground 15 yr old girls missing from tent
06/22/1991 1991-014 Saddle Junction Boy Scout left behind to wait for next group, got lost
06/15/1991 1991-013 Devil's Slide Trail Hiker with sprained ankle
05/25/1991 1991-012 Pinon Flats Campground 6 yr old girl missing from campground
05/25/1991 1991-011 Skyline Trail, Tramway to Palm Springs Group said man, boy-10 & girl-8 looked in trouble with no water
03/16/1991 1991-010 Pine Cove Road to Hemet Truck stuck in snow with teenagers
03/10/1991 1991-009 Pinon Flats Search for 3 yr old boy
03/09/1991 1991-008 Snow Creek, North Face San Jacinto Search for airplane, fireball seen at night
03/05/1991 1991-007 Tramway to Round Valley 4 skiers, 3 turned back in storm, 1 missing
03/03/1991 1991-006 Strawberry Creek - Isomata 2 Isomata students lost below the Grotto
02/28/1991 1991-005 Santa Rosa Peak 3 people stranded in car near peak
01/22/1991 1991-004 Humber Park to Tramway 3 men, 1 blind, in light clothes & shoes, 7 hours overdue
01/19/1991 1991-003 Tahquitz Rock Two overdue climbers
01/11/1991 1991-002 ? Search for 81 yr old woman
01/01/1991 1991-001 South Ridge Trail Missing man, cut switchbacks and got lost
Start Date Mission Number Location Description
  1990  
12/29/1990 1990-031 Tahquitz Rock 2 climbers overdue on the rock
12/17/1990 1990-030 Palm Canyon 2 people descending in one day and overdue
12/09/1990 1990-029 Palm Desert - Hwy 74, Dead Indian Canyon 19 yr old male stranded on loose ledge, 100 ft off ground
10/15/1990 1990-028 Indian Canyons Stranded man & woman, woman walked out and got help, man picked up by helicopter (Landells)
09/30/1990 1990-027 Thomas Mtn Missing hiker walked out to ranger station
09/24/1990 1990-026 Palm Springs Tramway Woman hiker overdue from Mt. San Jacinto Peak hike
09/17/1990 1990-025 Anza 3 teenagers lost with pickup, 1 body found by USFS
09/13/1990 1990-024 San Diego County  
09/05/1990 1990-023 Skyline Trail  
09/03/1990 1990-022 Isomata Missing 76 yr old women, walked out of cabin area
08/08/1990 1990-021 Idyllwild Search for 4 teenagers
08/03/1990 1990-020 Stone Creek Campground Missing 10 yr old autistic boy, lost from campground
06/08/1990 1990-019 Boulder Basin Campground, Black Mt Trail Missing Boy Scout
06/08/1990 1990-018 Boulder Basin Campground Missing 74 yr old woman, lost from campground
06/03/1990 1990-017 Lake Elsinore Missing mountain bike rider
05/20/1990 1990-016 Deer Springs Trail Missing Boy Scout
05/05/1990 1990-015 Round Valley  
04/28/1990 1990-014 Laws Camp Woman got dizzy and fell down, carry out to Humber Park
04/28/1990 1990-013 North Face San Jacinto Search
04/26/1990 1990-012 Tahquitz Canyon 2 men and 1 woman in bathing suits
04/08/1990 1990-011 Ortega Mtns Missing teenage boy in Orange County, fell down water fall.
04/07/1990 1990-010 Train Bridge, Santa Anna River, Riverside Rescue from hole
03/26/1990 1990-009 Tahquitz Canyon Person fell down water fall, discovered by San Diego MRA team members
03/25/1990 1990-008 Cabazon Lost child in rural area
03/05/1990 1990-007 Rubidoux Rock Quarry Rescue
02/27/1990 1990-006 Skyline Trail, Palm Springs to Tramway Search for 55 year old man who left Palm Springs at 7 AM to hike to tramway
02/23/1990 1990-005 Tahquitz Canyon Search
02/19/1990 1990-004 Palm Springs Tramway Search
01/17/1990 1990-003 Santa Rosa Mtns Search for 2 males with stuck pickup trucks, storm dropped 2 feet of snow
01/14/1990 1990-002 Control Road  
01/14/1990 1990-001 Mtn High Ski Resort Missing boy from large church group