Woman rescued near Sherwin Creek Road


A local woman was recently rescued near Sherwin Creek Road, after becoming incapacitated for an unknown reason.

According to the Mono County Sheriff’s Department, the rescue occurred Jan. 18 after the Mono County Sheriff Search and Rescue (SAR) Team responded to a call for a 41-year-old local resident who was reported to be in need of help in the snow above the Sherwin Creek Road. 

“The SAR Team responded, as well as Mammoth Lakes Fire Department, Mono County Paramedics, Mammoth Lakes Police Department, Forest Service, and Mono County Sheriff deputies,” according to a sheriff’s department news release. 

No other information about the woman, or the reason she was found lying in the snow, was available.