by Timothy Rutt
According to a release from the Altadena Sheriff's Station, a 25-year-old Los Angeles man became stuck on a narrow rock about 230 feet above the canyon bottom near the first waterfall at Eaton Canyon. The hiker was off any regular trail.
The sheriff's department said that 14 rescuers and 600 feet of rope was used to lower the hiker to safety. The hiker was uninjured and transported to his vehicle by Parks Bureau personnel, according to the release.