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North side of Tahquitz. Seen from 1mi N of Saddle Junction. Palomar Observatory can be seen on the far ridge.
North side of Tahquitz. Seen from 1mi N of Saddle Junction. Palomar Observatory can be seen on the far ridge.
View of Tahquitz Peak  on top of Suicide Rock.
View of Tahquitz Peak on top of Suicide Rock.

Hiker dies in Idyllwild


Saturday, July 12th, 2014
Issue 28, Volume 18.


A hiker was killed today during a fall in the Tahquitz Peak area of Idyllwild. Firefighters were dispatched to the area at 11:07 a.m. where the person was pronounced dead at the scene. It is unknown if the hiker was with a Advertisement
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group or alone.

All identification is being withheld at this time Riverside County Fire Department spokeswoman Melody Hendrickson said.

Idyllwild is flanked by two large rocks, Tahquitz Peak (with nearby Lily Rock) and Suicide Rock, which are famous in Southern California rock climbing circles


 

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