Tuesday January 30th, at 12:50pm Altadena Mountain Rescue Team was called for the rescue of a hiker who had slipped off a trail in Rubio Canyon, in the Angeles National Forest.
The hiker was able to call the Altadena Sheriff’s Station via cell phone and tell them he was not injured, except for a few scratches, and was stranded on a cliff approximately one mile from the trailhead. By 1:30PM, rescue crews were hiking into Rubio Canyon, and within minutes had located the victim.
He was just off the Incline Trail, which leads up to Echo Mountain. He was secured into a harness by a rescuer and raised back up to the trail. The crew finished shortly after 4:00PM