Man Rescued from Palm Desert Hiking Trail

Ceci Partridge

An elderly man is recovering after being rescued from a hiking trail in Palm Desert.

Firefighters responded to the remote rescue near the top of the Bump and Grind Trail around 10:48 a.m. Thursday.

When they arrived, crews spotted the man who was having a medical emergency, and requested helicopter assistance from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Aviation Team.

The man was transported to Palm Desert Fire Station #33 where paramedics brought him to the hospital.

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