Wildfires Continue To Burn Along State’s Coast, Sierra; Endangers Buddhist MonasteryWildfires continued to burn up areas of dry vegetation Tuesday in rugged central coast mountains and near an Eastern Sierra trailhead where hikers begin treks to the summit of Mount Whitney.
Missing Hiker Found Alive Near Snowy Mount WhitneyA high-elevation search team has rescued a Texas man who has been missing on snowy Mt. Whitney since last Thursday.
California Nurse, Single Mother of 2, Dies in Hospital After Rescue From Mount Whitney Hiking FallA 34-year-old woman stranded for two nights in frigid temperatures after being severely injured in a fall on Mount Whitney in the eastern Sierra Nevada has died at a hospital.
Eastern Sierra Earthquake Sent Massive Boulders Crashing Onto Mount Whitney Hiking TrailsMore than a dozen aftershocks to continued to ramble through the eastern Sierra near Mount Whitney Thursday, forcing rangers to delay searching for possible victims and assessing the damage done to several popular hiking trails by a 5.8 earthquake that rocked the region.