- Mandatory Machete Climbing Closure
(posted: Feb 03, 2018)
The southern portion of the Machete Ridge rock formation and access trails are closed to all climbing and off-trail hiking.
FOP Board Member Assists in Rescue Operation
posted: December 08, 2011
For those of you who have not heard, Brad Young (Friends of Pinnacles Board member) contributed significantly to the rescue described in our News article: Man Rescued After Being Pinned Under Boulder.
For complete details see this article from The Californian.
For more up-to-date information on Lars condition see this thread on the Mud 'N Crud forum.
Our best wishes to Lars for a speedy recovery and kudos to all of those involved in the rescue effort (NPS, Calfire, Soledad Fire, California Highway Patrol, AMR Ambulance and Calstar), with a special nod to Brad and Josh for their quick action.