Search and Rescue: Lessons from the Field

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Each year, park rangers and search and rescue (SAR) personnel respond to approximately 250 emergency incidents in Yosemite National Park. The park's Preventive Search and Rescue (PSAR) program posts selected SAR incident reports on this blog in the hopes that readers can learn from the experiences of others.

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A Wave of Heat-Related Incidents

August 07, 2020 Posted by: Yosemite Search and Rescue

Yosemite National Park emergency medical providers responded to three medical calls related to dehydration and heat exhaustion and two Half Dome incidents. Be aware of the sign and symptoms of heat-related illnesses and know how to prevent it.


Last updated: August 10, 2020

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