Pacific Palisades News
Fog Complicates Search For Lost Hiker
By Kyle Maloney
May 1, 2013 - 2:33:15 PM

LAFD rescue helicopter. Credit David Barret, LAFD.
PACIFIC PALISADES—According to the Los Angeles Fire Department, heavy fog complicated a search and rescue mission for a distressed hiker on the Santa Ynez Trail in the Pacific Palisades on Monday, April 29.

LAFD received the report of the lost hiker at 8:44 p.m. and firefighters located him around 10 p.m.

A second helicopter was dispatched to help aid in a hoist operation.

The hiker, upon being found, was uninjured.

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