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Hikers rescued from 'Bump & Grind' trail

By Rich Tarpening, Assignment Manager, Rich.Tarpening@kesq.com
Published On: Dec 10 2012 02:42:39 PM CST
Updated On: Dec 10 2012 06:27:00 PM CST
Rope Rescue

Christopher Flicker

Cal Fire Crews use rope to hoist 2 hikers from the Bump and Grind Trail

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. -

Emergency crews rescued two hikers stranded on the Bump and Grind Trail in Rancho Mirage Monday afternoon.

They got the call just after noon from one hiker who said the pair was stranded and one was feeling ill.  Cal Fire says crews hoisted both to safety using rope and completed the rescue just after 2:00 p.m. 

They were evaluated by medics at the bottom of the trail and both were treated and released on scene.