Coast Guard medevacs distressed hiker from Lost Coast Trail

Coast Guard medevacs distressed hiker from Lost Coast Trail
USCG File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 29-year-old female hiker Thursday from the Lost Coast Trail approximately 45 miles south of Humboldt Bay. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department personnel contacted Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders at approximately 11 a.m., reporting an activated Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) by a distressed hiker needing...

Coast Guard rescues three hikers from Lost Coast Trail

Coast Guard rescues three hikers from Lost Coast Trail
MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. – An aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Humboldt Bay, Calif., rescued three hikers stranded near Lost Coast Trail Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013. At approximately 11:28 a.m., the Coast Guard District 11 command center received a notification of three female hikers trapped along the Lost Coast Trail near Cooksie Creek. The hikers were from the San Francisco Bay area and started...