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Hiker Airlifted From Eaton Canyon

A man in his 30s was stranded at the first waterfall, according to the Altadena Sheriff's Station.

Updated 2:35 p.m.: A man who was stranded at Eaton Canyon was airlifted by a Los Angeles County Fire Department helicopter Wednesday afternoon, Altadena Mountain Rescue Training Officer Rich Deleon told Patch.

Altadena Search and Rescue was deployed at about 1:25 p.m. and the uninjured man was airlifted at approximately 2:18 p.m.

Earlier:

Altadena Search and Rescue has been deployed to help rescue a man in his 30s who is stranded at Eaton Canyon, according to the Altadena Sheriff's Station.

An Altadena Sheriff's Station officer told Patch that a call came in about the hiker at 12:57 p.m. Wednesday.

The hiker is reportedly stranded at the .

Check back on Patch as this story develops.

Julie M. October 25, 2012 at 02:51 AM
Any word on why he was unable to hike out on his own?
Carroll Brown October 25, 2012 at 06:55 PM
In his 30's you say -- isn't he old enough to know better?!?!
not Carl Peterson lll October 26, 2012 at 06:52 AM
EAGLE SCOUTS Here is a project for you. Find a way to make a trail or path around the first fall, and think of the saved lives because of you....... One thing to consider though. would more issues pop up, up stream? I haven't done it since I was 14, and almost died. So my memory of the area after first falls is foggy.

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